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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Maoist China foreign policy: 1970s and 1980s
04 May 2008
Mao-Imelda-Marcos.JPGThe Mandate of Heaven (Excerpt). A detailed account of Maoist Chinese foreign policy is beyond the scope of this article, but some examples will illustrate the central thesis: that China’s foreign policy is in no way different from that of other world powers. The Three-Worlds Theory was used to justify Chinese alliances with right-wing reactionary governments during the 1970s and 1980s.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
5/12 Howard Zinn on Sacco and Vanzetti (Cancelled)
03 May 2008

Boston, May 1, 2008.- The noted historian and activist Howard Zinn will give a lecture on “The Meaning of Sacco and Vanzetti”, Monday, May 12, 2008 at 7:30 pm, Dante Alighieri Society Italian Cultural Center, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Malos tiempos para la lírica. El silencio mediático del Dia Internacional de la Libertad de Prensa
03 May 2008
La reivindicación de la libertad de expresión ha sido eterna compañera de viaje de las luchas y de los avances democráticos. Aunque es muy reciente (1993) la institución del Dia Mundial de la Libertad de Prensa y los efectos de los planteamientos que se hicieron para instituir la celebración sean, el 3 de mayo de 2008, más impactantes que nunca, solamente 1 de las aperturas de los 16 medios más representativos de las opiniones convencionales francesa y española hace alusión a la celebración:
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News :: Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
New video from Nahr al-Bared Camp
03 May 2008
The anarchist video collective "a-films" announces its latest short film (10 min.) from the destroyed Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in Lebanon called "Traces of Collective Dispossession".
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Commentary :: Labor
Socialists: Working people don’t need stimulus checks
03 May 2008
The recent action taken by President Bush and the Feds, to reduce the time that 130 million Americans will need to wait before receiving their welfare checks, is another indication of the critical state the U.S. economy is now experiencing. Socialists believe it is necessary to create good paying jobs for working people rather than mailing millions of people a one time welfare check. Socialists have called for higher minimum wages and developing socially useful jobs for all working people.
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News :: War and Militarism
CANADA: Jewish Defence League Energised by Israel's Far Right
03 May 2008
Once targeted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation as "domestic extremists" and linked to two banned anti-Arab racist groups in Israel, the JDL now considers Feiglin, leader of the hard-line Jewish Leadership faction of the already right-wing Likud party, its political mentor.
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Interview :: Globalization
Why Are Banks Failing, Mr. Giegold?
03 May 2008
The crisis will cost massive job losses and strain public budgets. The policy of market opening that refuses social and ecological regulations is a disaster. Markets do not function without strict rules. Closing tax havens would also be desirable.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : Race
Bolivia: An acid test
02 May 2008
3_evo_mapuches.jpgmid.jpgThe conspiracy to divide Bolivia must be denounced
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Pentagon War Propaganda Operation Exposed
02 May 2008
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BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
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Commentary :: International
Mexico Exports Corn and Impoverished Farmers
02 May 2008
Food that Mexico could have easily produced itself must be purchased for ten billion dollars every year from the US. Today Mexico can offer ruined farmers as its most important export article. Prices for corn, wheat and rice soared 40-50% within eight months.
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