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Announcement :: DNC
Unconventional East Coast Convergence Registration and Schedule Now Available
26 May 2008
Schedule and online registration now available!
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News :: Media
New 9/11 Feature Film
26 May 2008
Government conspiracy regarding the event at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Memorial Day For Peace
25 May 2008
Ceremony for peace on Memorial Day, to remember and mourn those
who died — but also to say that we want no more dead in senseless, immoral
wars for oil and American Empire.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Neocon-o- m: A Real Threat to America
25 May 2008
Contemplate a connection between Leo Strauss, the NeoCons, and m in general—to see if there are any connections—especially since it has been the NeoCons’ strategy to consistently use their racist term “Islamo m” and to argue Arabs and Muslims are America’s boogeymen. The manipulation of American xenophobia and ignorance of foreigners are the anthropological realities of what has happened here in the United States via the propaganda machines run by the powers-that-be and pro-lobbyists (see Daniel Lazare’s “Lobbying Degree Zero” in The Nation Oct. 22, 2007).
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News :: Environment : Globalization : Politics : Technology : War and Militarism
Storms and Quakes -- Weapons of War?
25 May 2008
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, takes a look at the disturbing possibility that the incredible spike in killer earthquakes and super-storms during the Bush administration is not coincidental.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Wobbly Bard, Storyteller, Railroad Tramp, Utah Phillips Dead at 73
25 May 2008
Utah Phillips, a seminal figure in American folk music who performed extensively and tirelessly for audiences on two continents for 38 years, died Friday of congestive heart failure in Nevada City, California a small town in the Sierra Nevada mountains where he lived for the last 21 years with his wife, Joanna Robinson, a freelance editor.
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Commentary :: Education : Environment : Gender : Labor : War and Militarism
Some Favorite Poems
25 May 2008
poetry of Emily Dickinson, Yeats, Millay, Wilbur, Dove, Tagore, Rumi, Lao Tsu, Mary Shelley and others
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News :: Technology
Air Force aims for full control over all computers
25 May 2008
Air Force aims for full control over all computers
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : War and Militarism
Lebanon: Writings on the Walls of Nahr al-Bared Camp
25 May 2008
The anarchist film collective 'a-films' has just published another short film from North Lebanon. It documents many racist, sexist, humiliating and insulting graffiti that Lebanese soldiers had written on the walls of the houses in the destroyed Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Bared.
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Commentary :: Politics
Barack Obama and the War
25 May 2008
As Barack Obama’s anti-war rhetoric is blasted around the country in his attempt to seal the Democratic nomination, his real position on U.S. militarism is being revealed discretely to his political, military, and corporate colleagues.

Two recent examples prove beyond any doubt that Obama is in total conformity with the U.S. ruling class on the issue of maintaining – or even expanding – the role of the military in the Middle East. This of course is the complete opposite of what he tells those who fill stadiums to hear him speak.

The first example came on April 7th, when both the top U.S. diplomat and military man in Iraq – Ambassador Crocker and General Petraeus – came to testify before two separate Congressional committees. This was an opportunity, the Obama and Clinton campaigns boasted, for the two potential nominees to show they have the ability to perform as the country’s Commander and Chief. It was quickly evident that during the questioning, both candidates were operating from the vantage point of the military and the U.S. financial interests it protects, not the millions of people who have hopes that either candidate will end the war, as they’ve both promised.
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