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Mammoth electoral fraud in Philippines elections: Padding and shaving
22 Jun 2007
Nearly three weeks after election day, there are still no definitive results for the Philippine elections to the Senate and House of Representatives. Counting is still continuing and in a number of provinces it has not even begun. This has nothing to do with inefficiency and everything to do with ballot-rigging. The Philippines is one of the most corrupt ‘democracies’ in the world. During the 2004 presidential election, the victory of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was widely attributed to large-scale fraud. A tape was massively circulated of a conversation between the President and Virgilio Garcillano, head of Comelec, the national election commission. Arroyo was heard addressing him familiarly, ‘Hello Garci’, and the election chief proudly assured her that he would guarantee her a million-vote majority.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Naming emotions makes us feel better
22 Jun 2007
Modified: 07:57:24 PM
Naming emotions makes us feel better
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News :: International : Politics : War and Militarism
Pelosi, Hillary, and Lieberman: funded by Lockheed
22 Jun 2007
Modified: 07:33:19 PM
Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Lieberman each received $10,000 in campaign contributions from neocon-linked weapons maker Lockheed-Martin's Political Action Committee during the 2006 election cycle. Could this be one reason Pelosi and Hillary refuse to stand firmly for peace while Lieberman blatantly calls for even wider war?
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News :: Human Rights
Underground Film Production
22 Jun 2007
tyhe trials of an efamed movie actress as she i snearly beaten on a movie set
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South Africa: Will the Workers and the Poor Benefit from the 2010 World Cup?
22 Jun 2007
This text is based on a Red and Black Forum workshop given by the ZACF, held on 5th May at Khanya College in Johannesburg, about the relevance and impact of the 2010 Soccer World Cup for the poor and working poor in South Africa.
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News :: War and Militarism
'Mars Attacks' The number one movie in Iran right now.
22 Jun 2007
Modified: 03:22:07 PM
For people who only believe in Movies and Books.

For those afraid to read.

This is for you.
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"Welcome to the Terrordome" with author Dave Zirin on Sports and Politics
22 Jun 2007
The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports
wiht author Dave Zirin

Wednesday, June 27th, 7 pm
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
617-566-6660events (at)
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Commentary :: Globalization
Who Frees Us From Capital?
22 Jun 2007
Whole continents bowed to the Washington Consensus. The World Bank must end its embittered attack on distribution policy. . Privatization awakened false hopes. Evo Morales in Bolivia nationalized the oil and gas economy and raised the monthly minimum wage to $100.
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News :: War and Militarism
Third Carrier Strike Group Heads to Iran
22 Jun 2007
Israeli site tracks war build up in gulf
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Philippine farmers demand reform and extension of agrarian reform program.
21 Jun 2007
Philippine-Farmers-Protest-Rally.JPGPhilippine farmers demand reform and extension of agrarian reform program. Asian farmers join rally in solidarity with their struggle
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