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Commentary :: Media
Should Journalists be Certified?
20 Aug 2007
Reasonable people here in the U.S. appreciate, and also assume, that our culture’s news industry of executives, editors and journalists be held to high standards of professional conduct. A democratic republic needs, as well as expects, truth in reporting, and adequate, if not comprehensive, coverage on “all” important issues. To refocus the question of media fraud to one of whether journalists ought to be certified, or accredited by some kind of professional board, in order to be recognized as “professional” journalists, is, to say the least, shortsighted.
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News :: International
Caracas discusses Leon Trotsky on the anniversary of his assassination
20 Aug 2007
Permanent Revolution
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News :: Environment
Blow Off the Arctic Ice Melting....Let's Drill for More Oil
20 Aug 2007
The Arctic ice is melting at an accelerating pace, with this year already showing record retreat. There is still a month or so left of summer heating, but the record minimum ice melt has already been reached. "It is therefore almost certain that the previous 2005 record will be annihilated by the final 2007 annual minima closer to the end of this summer."(1)
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News :: Human Rights
Urgent - Eric McDavid's Trial Quickly Approaching!
20 Aug 2007
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing : Politics
US Hides the Truth on Cuban Five Case
20 Aug 2007
"Someday the truth will prevail; meanwhile, we must persevere in our struggle to make the case known,"
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News :: Globalization
It’s a Miserable Life: PAUL KRUGMAN; Terrorizing Social Protest +
20 Aug 2007
KRUGMAN: New-fashioned bank runs are at the heart of the current financial crisis and more.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
David Walker, comptroller general, warns of impending crisis
20 Aug 2007
Learn from the fall of Rome, the US is warned. There were striking similarities between America's current situation and the factors that brought down Rome including declining moral values, an over-confident and over-extended military and the fiscal irresponsibility by the central government.
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News :: Human Rights : Labor
Vicious Police Attack on IWW Solidarity March in Providence, Rhode Island
20 Aug 2007
March in solidarity with Brooklyn warehouse workers brutally attacked
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Commentary :: Education
The Plight of the Christians in the Middle East
19 Aug 2007
The status of the Christians and Jews in the Middle East under Islam.
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News :: Globalization
19 Aug 2007
“SPP has three fundamental create more advantageous conditions for transnational corporations and remove remaining barriers to the flow of capital and crossborder production within the framework of NAFTA. It wants to secure access to natural resources, especially oil. And it wants to create a regional security plan based on “pushing its borders out” into a security perimeter that includes Mexico and Canada.”- Laura Carlsen, International Relations Centre.
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