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News :: Social Welfare
Illinois Congressman Jerry Weller,Refco and the collapse of Guatemala's Bancafe Bank
29 Oct 2006
Illinois Republican Jerry Weller does indeed have a conflict of interest in Guatemala besides his wife Zury Rios Sosa,daughter of ex-Guatemalan dictator General Efrain Rios Montt.Refco that donated to at least one of Jerry Weller's political campaigns in the past has collapsed and been found to be committing investor fraud and hiding certain transactions that should have been accounted for as losses.This has led to billions of dollars in investor losses worldwide.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Art of War : E Vote
29 Oct 2006
E Vote
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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Defend the Oaxaca Commune!
29 Oct 2006
* Long live the Oaxaca Commune!

* For the fullest international solidarity and support!

* No to the surrender of the APPO's struggle!

* No negotiations as long as the paramilitary attacks and repression
continue!

* Teachers' strike until URO falls!

* Nationwide strike and mobilization in support of the APPO and against
the threats of repression!
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Providence: Defend the Oaxaca Commune!
28 Oct 2006
* US, Mexico: Hands off Oaxaca!
* Troops and police out of Oaxaca!
* For a government of the APPO and the workers' organizations!
* For a general strike in defense of the people of Oaxaca!

Tuesday, October 31
4:00 PM
US federal building, Kennedy Plaza
Providence, RI
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Public Meetings with Grace Ross
28 Oct 2006
Modified: 05:07:07 PM
Tired of Broken promises from Corporate Politicians?
Come hear Grace Ross speak about her Campaign for Governor with the Green/Rainbow Party!!!
Free and Open to the Public!
Organized by Socialist Alternative!
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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Philippines: AKBAYAN holds successful 3rd Congress
28 Oct 2006
AKBAYAN-3rd-Congress.JPGAmidst escalating repression and political crisis, the Akbayan Citizens Action Party recently held its Third Regular Congress last October 14 and 15, 2006, at the tRiverbend Hotel in Marikina City. With the theme "Ipaglaban ang Dangal ng Pilipino, Ipaglaban ang Kinabukasan Ngayon" (Claim the Future Now), Akbayan marked its more than eight years existence as an alternative national political party in the Philippines.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Federal Police Authorized to Enter Oaxaca, A Day Of Killings While Teachers Negotiate in Mexico City
28 Oct 2006
Airplanes full of PFP officers and riot gear have already arrived, with the police now gathered at a nearby military base, reports the national daily El Universal.
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News :: Globalization
bush signs martial law
28 Oct 2006
this is why amricas troops have been removed from the country...
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Brad Will, US Journalist and cameraman, killed in Oaxaca - killer ID'd - actions planned in US
28 Oct 2006
William Bradley Roland, aka Brad Will, a U.S. journalist and camerman, was shot and killed yesterday in Oaxaca, Mexico, by paramiliaries affiliated with the PRI, the former Mexican ruling party. Will was in Oaxaca covering the continued resistance of teachers and other workers against the PRI-controlled government of the State of Oaxaca. According to reports from New York City Independent Media Center and La Jornada, Will, 36, was shot at the Santa Lucia Barricade from a distance of 30-40 meters in the pit of the stomach by plainclothes paramilitaries and died while enroute to the Red Cross.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Media
Indymedia: Brad Will, Bravery, Our Common Struggle
28 Oct 2006
I think we should all take a look at what is so important about indymedia work and why it is so important and what it means to each one of us. I hope that we draw courage of conviction from Brad's example and that we stand together throughout the indymedia network and as individuals to redouble our efforts. I think you all know that it could have been any one of us. But, it is so much easier for them to take us one at a time. We stand much more strongly together in what we can all be proud of. Our brave common struggle. Indymedia.
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