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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Politics
Los nacionalismos exacerbados
19 May 2008
Mariano Cabrero:España no debe olvidar nunca: Los descendientes celtíberos tuvieron que emigrar a Cuba (años 1908 a 1937) como consecuencia de la pobreza reinante en España: pues bien, estos emigrantes dejando tierras, familias y amores–con su trabajo, creatividad, constancia y amor propio–hicieron de la isla afortunada una nación próspera y rica.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Socialists strongly criticize McCain’s Iraq War timetable
19 May 2008
On March 19, 2008, the U.S. occupation of Iraq entered into the sixth year; now Republican presidential contender, Senator John McCain is saying that “he believes the Iraq War can be won by 2013,” according to the Associated Press. Socialists, nationwide are sharply critical of John McCain’s irresponsible statement to suggest that U.S. forces will remain in Iraq and Afghanistan for another five years.
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Commentary :: Labor
Citicorp is beyond repair
19 May 2008
Modified: 08:33:53 AM
Citicorp is beyond repair
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News :: Education
May, Maybe, Possibly
19 May 2008
Unfortunately our world is presently in the grasp of the insane bankers and corporations. For they never tell the truth and are on an insane mission of their own, and they need to continually deceive us so that they will not have to look at themselves and can continue on their delusional path.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Group Demands Answers on Bush Surveillance of Guantanamo Attorneys
19 May 2008
Modified: 07:08:39 AM
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
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News :: International
MGM MIRAGE and Dubai World Long-Term Strategic Relationship Raises Terrorist Questions
18 May 2008
MGM MIRAGE and Dubai World have signed a definitive agreement for a $5.1 billion long-term joint venture, the companies announced today. Dubai World will invest approximately $2.7 billion in MGM MIRAGE's CityCenter (pictured) mixed-use in Las Vegas and up to $2.4 billion in up to 28.4 million shares of MGM Mirage stock, representing an approximate 9.5 percent stake in the company.
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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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