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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Journo Boyajian recognized for countering ADL genocide denial
14 May 2008
The Governor’s Council issued a resolution at the Massachusetts State House on April 30 honoring Newton resident David Boyajian for his role in the campaign against the Anti-Defamation League’s denial of the Armenian Genocide and for questioning the appropriateness of towns’ affiliation with the ADL’s No Place for Hate anti-bias program.
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Announcement ::
Youth Workers Alliance's 6 th annual Youth Shines Art Auction
14 May 2008
noname.jpegOn Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 at the Boston Center of the Arts from 6pm to 8 pm, local businesses and neighbors will join with young people to support youth programs in the South End/Lower Roxbury community.

The South End/Lower Roxbury neighborhood is home to 5,000 children and teens, and 14 housing developments. The 40+ youth programs here vary from national after-school programs to innovative local teen arts programs. Silent & live auctions of art by children and teens to benefit their neighborhood’s Youth Workers’ Alliance.
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Commentary :: Politics
Layoffs, Pink Slips, and A Plan to Take Back Washington
14 May 2008
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The sheer lack of representation in our government, Local, State, and Federal, has many up in arms as to what can be done. Here are just a few suggestions!
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News :: Race
14 May 2008
Tens of thousands of innocent poorer American prison inmates need international assistance for legal fees in helping them attempt to exonerate themselves from the US penal colonies !!



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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Welfare State and Inner Security
14 May 2008
The punitive side of welfare state reform is read as a success. Problems result because firstly there is not enough work and secondly those integrated in work can often hardly live from that. Massive exclusion and precariousness exist everywhere. Workfare policy supplements supply-side policy.
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Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
La democracia local participativa ya.
13 May 2008
El presidente del Grupo de Estudios Comparados Euroafricanos y Eurolatinoamericanos ofrece una reflexión sobre los escasos resultados obtenidos por la reciente convocatoria del mismo, que se proponía hacer un mejor uso de los recursos de éste. El nuevo llamamiento se propone mejorar los resultados obtenidos por el anterior, a través de los canales de quienes nos proponemos promocionar la gobernanza participativa.
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Commentary :: International
World Bank and IMF Policies Caused Food Crisis
13 May 2008
The IMF changed its economic direction and took a market radical neoliberal economic course at the beginning of the 1980s with the rise of monetarism. Hunger in the world can only be overcome with long-term sustainable strategies, not with the short-term horizon of Wall Street.
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Commentary :: Media
Many candidates, corporate media obscures U.S. presidential politics
13 May 2008
Third political parties do not compete on a level playing field in U.S. politics; the corporate media will spend more money in one day, promoting the campaigns of Senators John McCain, Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton, than the amount of money third political parties will spend in one year to promote their candidates, combined. While third party candidates are spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on flyers and brochures, big corporations are spending millions to keep the names of their candidates in the public’s view.
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News :: International
Q & A: Iran's only Jewish member of Parliament
12 May 2008
Interview on politics and life in Iran's Jewish community.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : Politics : War and Militarism
The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus
12 May 2008
Booklet Announcement: The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus

From its title page:
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