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Commentary :: Human Rights
Louisiana court curbs hurricane insurance recovery
31 Aug 2007
Modified: 03:44:05 PM
Louisiana court curbs hurricane insurance recovery
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Nancy Davies on The Popular Movement in Oaxaca, Mexico
31 Aug 2007
nancybook-ds.jpgTuesday, September 11th, 7:00pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
3 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain

Journalist Nancy Davies, a resident of Oaxaca, has covered the rebellion and the rise of the popular assembly movement. Nancy will be sharing stories from the front lines in her only U.S. appearance this year.
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News :: Labor
31 Aug 2007
According to the AI report, 2,245 Colombian union members were murdered in the 15 years between 1991 and 2006. In the same time period, 3,400 received threats and 138 were disappeared. Almost half of the killings are attributed to rightist paramilitary groups, which have links to politicians within Colombia’s government. AI found government security forces responsible for 43 percent.
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News :: Politics
GSA turns to industry to study Web users
31 Aug 2007
GSA said it intends to buy the results of research conducted by a company that reviews Web users’ Internet activities. GSA plans to compare and perhaps benchmark the company’s results against what the agency already understands about who visits, the RFP states.
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News :: Social Welfare
Katrina All the Time: PAUL KRUGMAN; $4.5b bet on another 9/11 within 4 weeks +
31 Aug 2007

KRUGMAN: There is a powerful political faction in this country that’s determined to draw exactly the wrong lesson from the Hurricane Katrina debacle and more
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
The Abolition of the Unemployed
31 Aug 2007
Researchers urge freedom instead of full employment. With a basic income, the unemployed of today would have the freedom to seek for employment that suits them. No one would force them to accept any work. A basic income is a way to solve the dilemma of jobs destroyed by higher productivity.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
America Killing it's Own Children.
30 Aug 2007
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 8/31/07 ¡Listen Globally!
30 Aug 2007
Modified: 07:42:38 PM
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, Cuba, and Russia.
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Commentary :: Media
Noooooo, Robert Fisk. Don't go down the Black Hole!!!
30 Aug 2007
Robert Fisk is getting a lot of flack these days, and it is not coming from those one would expect -- those shrill "ravers" as Fisk likes to describe those people who like to throw chairs and tables around ranting about why nobody takes them seriously when they express their doubts about 9/11. No, this time the flack is coming from those esteemed defenders of the official myth of 9/11 in the so-called "left".
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Commentary :: Organizing
TRB: "Cargo-Cult Leninism" Part Two
30 Aug 2007
Modified: 04:55:49 PM
Many so-called "Marxist" organizations today are plagued by "cargo-cult" leninism. They repeat words and phrases without understanding what they really mean. Why do people drink the kool-aid? Because they WANT to believe that things are OK.
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