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News :: Environment : Globalization : International : Labor : Social Welfare
Philippine Protest Marks The First Senate Hearing On The JPEPA
17 Sep 2007
Junk_JPEPA_Philippines_Protest.jpg14 September 2007, Manila, Philippines. – A crowd of more than 300 workers, farmers, fishers, and environmentalists from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) today called on the Senators of the 14th Congress to look beyond the rosy projections and government hype surrounding the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), and to carefully assess its short-term and long-term implications. The group’s call came on the day of the first scheduled Senate hearing for this historic, precedent-setting treaty.
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News :: Gender
Saudi Women demand the right to Drive
17 Sep 2007
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - For the first time ever, a group of women in the only country that bans female drivers have formed a committee to lobby for the right to get behind the wheel, and they plan to petition King Abdullah in the next few days for the privilege.
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Commentary :: Globalization
The Bubble as the Work of Criminals
17 Sep 2007
A conscious and organized deceit, a criminal fraud, is perpetrated on investors when speculators create marketable securities out of bad mortgages on an overheated real estate market.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : International
October 19-21 mobilization update #2
16 Sep 2007
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News :: Social Welfare
Future of the dollar: Ben Bernanke and Open Market Committee meet Sept 18
16 Sep 2007
The stock market has been anticipating a reduction in the federal funds rate for weeks, and now the debate is about the size — a quarter-point? a half-point? — and whether that will be enough to restore economic prosperity.
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News :: Politics
CDC Wastes Millions of Taxpayer Dollars, Says Senate Report
16 Sep 2007
( - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an example of a big-budget federal agency getting its priorities wrong, according to an oversight report released by a Republican senator.
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Commentary :: Politics
Ron Paul: Thomas Jefferson Incarnate [on Imperialism and "blowback"]
16 Sep 2007
on Imperialism and "blowback"
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News :: International
Russian, U.S. experts to consider joint use of Gabala radar Tuesday
16 Sep 2007
MOSCOW, September 15 (RIA Novosti) - Russian and U.S. experts accompanied by Azerbaijani officials will visit Tuesday the Gabala radar in Azerbaijan to consider the use of the radar for monitoring, a senior Russian military official said Saturday.
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News :: War and Militarism
Alan Greenspan: Iraq war was really for oil
16 Sep 2007
Not that the rest of us didn't know that the Iraq war is really about the American Corporatocracy's lust for pillage.
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News :: Human Rights
Police Threaten, Detain Motorist for Parking After Hours
15 Sep 2007
Excellent video.
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