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Commentary :: Human Rights
Civil Disobedience in Post-Katrina New Orleans
13 Sep 2006
Hundreds of people are committing everyday acts of civil disobedience in New Orleans, including opposing the involvement of MIT and the Catholic Church in the "redevelopment" of Lafitte Housing Development.
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News :: Media
White House gains concessions on tribunals
12 Sep 2006
Modified: 13 Sep 2006
White House gains concessions in Senate measure on tribunals
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LOCAL Announcement :: DNC : Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
the control-free movement (northeast North American chapter)
13 Sep 2006
This is an introduction for and an invitation to join the control-free movement.
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News :: Human Rights
911 Brings Burkas and Chains to America
12 Sep 2006
Modified: 10:48:18 AM
911-Polaris-Images-300x.jpgTheir motto relies on the words of a former American president, Jimmy Carter,<br><br>

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around.<br><br>
Human rights invented America." <br><br>

On a bright sunny day in Washington, American women handcuffed and chained themselves to the Afghan Embassy here to protest against Hamid Karzai's government.

From under a burkha, wearing black strap high heels, a spokeswoman said, that this was "just the start of demonstrations against the Afghan Embassy in Washington to protest President Karzai's illegal imprisonment of innocent Americans and treatment of Afghan women."
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News :: Environment : Human Rights : Organizing
Potential NSA wiretaps in Oregon 'Green Scare' case?
11 Sep 2006
Modified: 05:49:30 PM
Prosecutors in the Oregon 'Green Scare' case are stalling in their response to motions filed by defense counsel
regarding whether there are potential NSA or FISA wiretaps used in the states' prosecution of defendants Daniel McGowan, Jonathan Paul, Nathan Block and Joyanna Zacher. A hearing before the judge is set for October
31st but the question remains, what is the prosecution hiding and what does the government fear is in those potential wiretaps?
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LOCAL News :: Labor : Organizing : Politics
Nice coverage of our campaign in Boston Globe North
11 Sep 2006
Check out the article about our campaign that appeared in Sunday's Boston Globe North edition:
http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2006/09/10/union_official_in_r/
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Commentary :: Media
Parallels between Nazism, Zionists striking
11 Sep 2006
Just in time for the anniversary of 911.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
ANOTHER HAITI IS POSSIBLE Haitian Health and Human Rights Talk
11 Sep 2006
DSCN0172.JPGHaitian Health and Human Rights Talk

"Another Haiti is Possible" - A Compelling presentation by Briel Leiville is founding
member of St. Boniface Hospital, former Mayor of Fonds des Blanc, Haiti 1988-2000, and
leader of 600 member RATRAP Peasant Cooperative. His presenation will cover a broad rangeof issues including: health, human rights, political economy, & agriculture etc.

Wine & Cheese Reception to follow presentation.

Friday, September 15, 2006 7:pm – 9:pm
“Encuentro 5” – 33 Harrison Ave. Chinatown 5th floor

Orange line: Chinatown Stop – Green line: Boylston Street Stop
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Commentary :: Environment
An Open Letter To All U.S. Military Service Men and Women
11 Sep 2006
911 was an inside job.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
CNN is now "Propaganda Central" for the Bush Republican Neo-Cons!
10 Sep 2006
CNN is using every opportunity no matter how thin or specious to promote the Bush Regime mostly by "Fear Mongering" about Middle East Terrorism
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