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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
DOJ issues civil rights report on Worcester jail
18 May 2008
After years of complaints by inmates and former inmates about the Worcester County House of Correction in West Boylston, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has concluded an investigation and issued a strong report on the jail's failures and abuses. The DOJ states unambiguously in their 40 page report "that certain conditions at the Jail violate the constitutional rights of persons confined there".

This is a MUST read for anyone engaged in abolition, prison reform or prisoner support work.

The DOJ report documents a lengthy list of issues at the jail ranging from the "unlawful" and "excessive" use of restraints, misuse of chemical agents, and calling for an end to the use of isolation rooms for restraint because of they are "Dungeon-like in appearance". Additionally, the report catalogs the jail's failure to protect inmates, provide appropriate health and mental health services.
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News :: War and Militarism
Paul's Paulestinians vs. Bush's False Flaggers
18 May 2008
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, notices the diligence of Dr. Ron Paul's supporters -- a.k.a. "Paulestinians" -- in considering false flag realities.
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News :: Labor
Union Stages MGM Casino Protest at Foxwoods
18 May 2008
The United Auto Workers gathered near the new MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Ledyard on Saturday to kick off the first of two days of protests against what the union calls an unfair tipping policy and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe's refusal to bargain.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
Youth Workers Alliance's 6 th annual Youth Shines Art Auction
14 May 2008
Modified: 18 May 2008
noname.jpegOn Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 at the Boston Center of the Arts from 6pm to 8 pm.

Silent & live auctions of art by children and teens to benefit
their neighborhood’s Youth Workers’ Alliance.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Rabble Rouser: irritating the man since 2000
17 May 2008
Do you support the legalization of Marijuana and oppose the Bush Regime? We do.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
How secure in our food supply?
17 May 2008
Conditions cry out for a national food policy, one that recognizes the modern reality of unstable world food supplies in a finite world under increasing human pressure. We need food for our bellies, not our gas habitat. It seems to take chaos before government reacts.
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News :: Globalization : International : Labor
“Hunger riots”, it's the struggle of the proletariat!
17 May 2008
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Presidential Candidates Not Offering to Repair and Reinstate the US Constitution!
17 May 2008
Modified: 03:11:57 AM
In reality the American public is being conned and coerced into voting for nothing at all except the same old Washington corruption,a corruption made many times worse by the blatantly fascist actions of the Bush White House.
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LOCAL News :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : Race : War and Militarism
May 23: Climate Confluence Benefit!
16 May 2008
Friday, May 23rd, MUSIC FOR LIBERATION! featuring HUMANWINE, EVAN GREER, AMATUL & NATEBOX, THE PAPERDOLLS, ADELAIDE, BAMBUU WAZA. Proceeds will benefit the Northeast Climate Confluence and the RNC Legal Fund.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
HLS & Staples: Targets of Protest
16 May 2008
Modified: 03:55:29 PM
There is an international campaign urge the Staples Corporation to stop supplying to the notoriously cruel animal testing laboratory, Huntingdon Life Sciences. Staples is based out of Massachusettes. It's about time they stop dealing with HLS. The following is public information on the CEO, President and executives at Staples in MA. They are not in order of importance.
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