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News :: Globalization
A Generalized Meltdown of Financial Institutions
27 Nov 2007
By Mike Whitney

11/24/07 "ICH" -- - Reality has finally caught up to the stock market. The American consumer is underwater, the banks are buried in dept, and the housing market is in terminal distress. The Dow is now below its 200-Day Moving Average -- the first big "sell" signal. Anything below 12,500 could trigger program-trading and crash the market. The increased volatility suggests that we are watching a "real time" meltdown.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : International : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Bearing Witness in Darfur: Who Will Be My Sister's Keeper? Pastor Gloria White Hammond at the Jamaica Plain Forum Thursday (FREE)
27 Nov 2007
gloria-photo.jpgRev. Gloria White Hammond, M.D. will speak about her experiences bearing witness to the untenable realities of slavery in Sudan. Rev. White Hammond discusses her work with women in Sudan and their efforts towards reconciliation and reconstruction of their communities.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Jericho Boston presents 3-day panels and dialogue on political prisoners
27 Nov 2007
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Ward Churchill, Pam Africa, Dhoruba bin-Wahad, Edwin Cortes, Chuck Turner and several other representatives of popular movements from across the United States and Puerto Rico will participate in a series of 3 events at various locations this Saturday Dec. 1, Sunday Dec. 2, and Monday Dec. 3, in commemoration of International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners on Dec. 3
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Media
New Films from South Lebanon
27 Nov 2007
The anarchist film collective "a-films" announces three new videos from South Lebanon. In October 2007, a-films did video workshops in Bourj ash-Shamali Refugee Camp and the village of Siddiqine.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Thurs, Nov 29 at 6pm: Tell Northeastern University to Keep Housing Affordable
27 Nov 2007
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News :: International
Bush just made Iraq an American colony. Hello
27 Nov 2007
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LOCAL News :: Politics
Sacco/Vanzetti award to Chuck Turner Sun. Dec. 2
27 Nov 2007
On Sunday Dec. 2 at 11am, Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner will receive the annual Sacco and Vanzetti Award at the Community Church of Boston.
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News :: International
Whats proposed for Annapolis
26 Nov 2007
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News :: International
Is this why Bush is refusing to extradite US terrorist Luis Posada Carriles?
26 Nov 2007 Lee Harvey Oswald, Dallas and November 22, 1963, would never have become etched into the minds of millions of Americans if a plot ... revealed by an ex-Secret Service agent ... to kill President John F. Kennedy in Chicago three weeks earlier had been successful.
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News :: International
Oil demand draws China into Middle East politics
26 Nov 2007
Iran also gives China a new foothold in the energy-rich Gulf. China is cementing its influence through arms sales and trade, seeking to push itself ahead of Russia on both fronts. China could overtake Germany as the top exporter of goods to Iran as early as this year. Two-way trade between China and Iran was worth about $US16 billion in 2006. Most of it is in Iranian crude oil sales to China. Iran provided nearly 12 per cent of Chinese oil imports last year, a fraction more than Russia. They were the third and fourth-largest suppliers, respectively, after Angola and Saudi Arabia, each with about 17 per cent. China has also signed outline agreements with Iran to develop oil and gas fields into major export projects.
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