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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : International
The Torture Question: A documentary
19 May 2006
Monday, May 22 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Brookline High School Auditorium
115 Greenough Street
Brookline, MA

A documentary originally broadcast on PBS in the fall of 2005. The film explores allegations of mistreatment and torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. Written, produced, and directed by Michael Kirk (Brookline resident). He will be joined on a panel by:
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Senate hearing on CIA nominee: Democrats rubberstamp Bush police-state spying
19 May 2006
The Senate hearing Thursday on the nomination of General Michael Hayden to head the Central Intelligence Agency demonstrates the bipartisan congressional support for the Bush administration’s assault on the democratic rights of the American people.
While there were scattered criticisms of the methods of the Bush administration, particularly its failure to consult with Congress, every senator on the Intelligence Committee accepted the premise that the United States is engaged in a “war on terror” and that the Bush administration’s escalation of domestic surveillance and wiretapping is a product of that war.
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Announcement :: Environment
gas girlcott
19 May 2006
Gas boycotts don't work because they are sexist. Here is something that will succeed.
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Commentary :: Labor
immigration or invasion
19 May 2006
oped
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Commentary :: Media : Politics
Virtual America
19 May 2006
Modified: 10:18:59 AM
What’s real? Death and mayhem in Iraq. What’s not real? American democracy, the Constitution, the Congress and the president for starters.
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News :: International : Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 5/19/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
18 May 2006
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Organizing
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTIONS THE 19 AND 28 OF MAY FOR ATENCO.
18 May 2006
EVERYBODY TO THE INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS OF THE 19 AND 28 OF MAY, FOR THE LIBERATION OF OUR COMPAÑER@S IMPRISONED FROM SAN SALVADOR ATENCO
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Human Rights : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Freedom Fights on Empire St: cross-polinating movements for all political prisoners
18 May 2006
Modified: 12:19:47 PM
ELFprisonersupport.pngA green scare and political prisoner event in PROVIDENCE, RI! Saturday May 27th at AS220(115 empire st, Providence)

Featuring members of Boston Jericho Movement and Syracuse Jericho Movement, Presente, Friends and Family of Daniel McGowan, Taína Asili (www.tainapoet.com), and more

With amazing radicals from around the region (Boston, Ithaca NY, Syracuse NY, Philadelphia, and possibly Portland ME) a goal of this event is to help cross-polinate our movements by putting us in contact with each other, resisting the green scare by building strong communities and forging links. See you there!!
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Rice at BC, Monday May 22nd
18 May 2006
Modified: 11:14:41 AM
rice_may22.jpgCondi Rice will be given an honorary degree for her mendacity and lack of humanity, why not go and salute?
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Announcement :: Globalization
SOLIDARITY STREET DEMONSTRATIONS DEMAND US KEEP HANDS OFF VENEZUELA AND CUBA
18 May 2006
National and worldwide demonstrations demand US keep hands off Venezuela and Cuba
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