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Commentary :: Human Rights
The Cuban Five and U.S. Terrorism
12 Dec 2006
Now is the time to demand the release of the Cuban Five. They were sentenced 5 years ago this month and have been imprisoned unjustly in the U.S. for 8 years for the crime of trying to defend their homeland against terrorist attacks.
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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : War and Militarism
Pinochet, chief of the mass murderers, dies unpunished
12 Dec 2006
His death does not mark the end of Pinochetism. People are declaring themselves admirers of his work. Some more shamefully than others, they declare themselves his admirers, his followers, his heirs. They must pay for his entire legacy. The indictment for the crimes of Pinochet's dictatorship, which the human rights organizations have upheld valiantly and tirelessly for years, against his civilian and military collaborators, does not expire with the death of their leader.
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News :: Labor
Vote Goodyear the Grinch of the Year!
12 Dec 2006
Vote Goodyear the worst company of the year.
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Commentary :: Environment
Experiments with bed bugs
12 Dec 2006
Some amateur bed bug science
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News :: War and Militarism
War Continues for Bush's Ego? My Rear End!
12 Dec 2006
Critique of article that states that we are in Iraq due to Bush's Ego
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News :: DNC : Environment : Social Welfare
More trouble in Pelosi's privatized Presidio National Park
11 Dec 2006
If you want to stop needless, inappropriate luxury development in San Francisco's Presidio National Park, now's the time to send your comments, and here's where to send them.
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News :: Environment
Climate Change through the Lens of Youth
11 Dec 2006
“The strongest way to deliver an environmental message and to create an impact is certainly through film…”
(Nick Bonner, cartoonist, landscape artist, filmmaker and NUFF Global ambassador from Beijing, China)
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News :: Human Rights
United States v. George W. bush et al. - Conspiracy to defraud the United States.
11 Dec 2006
No, it's real. Now, give some support for ourselves you
forsaken lugs. For example, I would be willing, if asked,
happily present documentary evidence for the Grand Jury's land
slide decision to defend Americans from the ungodly zionist
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News :: Social Welfare
Fluoride Unsafe for Babies, say Dentists
11 Dec 2006
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Not Dead Enough
11 Dec 2006
Pinochet is dead, but not dead enough. To see him as simply another vile bastard dictator who has snuffed it is to miss the point. He was crucial, inasmuch as he provided the opportunity for advanced capitalist states to test in the periphery a doctrine that lurked in the margins of political discourse back home. Long before the Arab-Israel war in 1973 and the OPEC crisis, capitalism was showing a serious crisis of profitability. As a result of diminishing returns on investment, the stock markets were slowing down, corporations offered low dividend payouts, interest rates were not much better than inflation - the wealth of the super-rich was being eroded, and a political response was called for.
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