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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International
AKBAYAN: to bury the truth, GMA killed Philippine democracy
27 Feb 2006
AKBAYAN Party today denounced anew GMA's declaration of a State of National Emergency, saying that the draconian measures that the government imposed yesterday completely exposed the despotic inclinations of the ruling regime. "Yesterday's events were the last of the jigsaw pieces that revealed in full GMA's intention to rule the country through a dictatorship. What she has done is an insult not only to the millions of Filipinos who risked their lives to peacefully dismantle the Marcos dictatorship, but also to a world that was moved and inspired by the strength of our love for democracy and freedom. The dark days of Martial Law have been resurrected and they will haunt us as long as President GMA is in power and as long as systemic changes and democratic reforms are not in place," AKBAYAN Rep. Mayong Aguja said. "Just so she could evade the truth behind the 'Hello Garci' controversy, the President is willing to destroy the already shaky democratic structures of the country."
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News :: Education
California Enacts Resolution Critical of USA PATRIOT Act!
27 Feb 2006
By a vote of 23 to 10 the California Senate on February 16th passed a
Resolution critical of the USA PATRIOT Act!
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News :: International : Organizing
Nobel Laureates and Religious Leaders Call on World to Resist Iraq Occupation
27 Feb 2006
As the third anniversary of the United States-led invasion of Iraq approaches, Nobel Peace and Literature Laureates are joined by religious leaders, writers, human rights activists, former government officials, peace activists and others in calling for ongoing campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance to end the U.S. led occupation of Iraq. On March 20, 2006, the first of five days of action throughout 2006, there will be nonviolent civil resistance actions at US and British diplomatic missions, military bases, recruitment offices and war profiteers in at least three continents
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Protest Kissinger - Planning meeting tues 2/28
27 Feb 2006
Modified: 03:35:21 PM
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.
Henry Kissinger, New York Times, Oct. 28, 1973

Stop War Crimes!

Protest Henry Kissinger
March 11 - 10:30 AM
JFK Library

Planning Meeting
Tuesday Feb. 28 - 6:30 PM
33 Harrison Ave 3rd Floor
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LOCAL News :: Media : Politics : Technology
pinsky unbound...in full flight
27 Feb 2006
poet laureate robert pinsky does it again with poise and elegance
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News :: GLBT/Queer
Who was REALLY behind the Terror Attack on the Shi'ite Mosque?
27 Feb 2006
Kurt Nimmo Was!
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LOCAL Announcement :: Race
3/1: Fistful of Dynamite
27 Feb 2006
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News :: Education : Globalization : International
book review: China's global reach
27 Feb 2006
book review: China's global reach: markets, multinationals, and globalization
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News :: Politics
Utah Senator Bob Bennett,Overtock.con's Patrick Byrne,Tangled Up in Striptease Stock Scam
26 Feb 2006
Below are posts from the Yahoo OSTK message board of Patrick Byrne's Overstock.com who has been at the forefront of the fraudulent claim that his generally failing company and stock price is being 'naked shorted' by,I kid you not,a Sith Lord ! And because he and his daddy, billionaire Geico insurance man Jack Byrne,spent over $1,000,000 of their own,or defrauded investors' money,in anti-John Edwards and Kerry political campaign,he bought,or bribed in my opinion,much good will from corrupt politicians such as Utah Senator Bob Bennett who also made the fraudulent claim that another Nevada penny stock,Global Links,that has a Mormon CEO connection I believe,was also 'naked shorted' !
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Commentary :: Politics
“Best Director” Oscar for Ports Brouhaha Production
26 Feb 2006
The Iraqi War has been raging for over three years with hardly a peep out of the Congress and/or the Media. Now, a deal which would permit an Arab-owned company to manage stevedore operations in six U.S. ports has sent both into a feeding frenzy. Why? The U.S. Coast Guard is in charge of security at the ports, not the stevedoring outfit. Whoever is behind this ports brouhaha affair deserves an Oscar nomination for - “best director!”
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