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LOCAL News :: Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
Insurance Industry backed report Blasted as Special Interest Cover Up
17 Oct 2005
Health care reformers blasted an insurance industry-backed report as a "special interest" cover up. Grassroots group says "Roadmap to Coverage" report ignores common sense approach that would save money, while improving quality and access to health care for all.
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Commentary :: International
BTL:Iraq's Draft Constitution, If Approved, Could Provoke Civil War
16 Oct 2005
Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst and senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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LOCAL News :: Education : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Somerville meeting reveals widespread racial profiling
15 Oct 2005
When local police assaulted five Black youth last April in this Boston suburb, they struck a rock of resistance. The five young men, all high school students, have endured, along with their families, unjust expulsion from school even before their cases are heard and have had to spend thousands of dollars for lawyers to rebut a racist frame-up by the police.
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Commentary :: Organizing
Million More Movement Rally Strikes Unity Theme
15 Oct 2005
The Mall, in the Nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., was the scene for a huge rally, on Sat., Oct. 15, 2005, entitled the “Million More Movement.” It was a reprise of the “Million Man March,” of ten years ago. This event, which drew a massive crowd, called for justice for the “poor and disenfranchised” in the country. Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was the primary speaker.
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News :: Environment
Pope's Misconceptions about conception and science history
15 Oct 2005
The pope's apparent ignorance of science history and modern agricultural technology obscures from his vision the disastrous effects of his policy of unchecked population growth on future generations who will find "no food on the table" nor the resources with which to grow it. This ignorance also shows that the pope has no more expertise in the fields of agricultural science, population planning, or resoure management than the pope in Galileo's time did in the area of astronomy.
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
BU Bioterrorism Lab News
15 Oct 2005
Modified: 11:47:13 AM
There several aspects to this communique:

1) Lab Safety Legislation: Take Action Now!

2)Environmental Justice Report Calls for Passage of Lab Safety Legislation

3) NIAID to Grafton: We Don't Care What You Want
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LOCAL News :: Politics
Debate. Boston Mayor.
15 Oct 2005
WBZ's Paul Sullivan talks to the candidates for mayor of Boston,
Incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino and Councilwoman Maura Hennigan,
in this 4-part debate heard only on WBZ and the Paul Sullivan Show.
Menino/Hennigan Mayoral Debate
Friday 14 October 2005
http://podcast.medianext.com/stations/wbz

Mayoral Candidates Square Off in Town Meeting
Wednesday 28 September 2005
http://greaterboston.tv
Mayor Tom Menino and City Councilor Maura Hennigan
fielded questions from voters on taxes, crime, education, and
affordable housing in a live one-hour Greater Boston Town Meeting.

Mayor Menino is running for a fourth term in office.
Councilor Hennigan, a 24-year veteran of the Boston City Council,
is making her first run for Mayor.

About one hundred registered voters from across Boston
attended the Town Meeting.

The format called for voters to ask the candidates questions with
follow-up inquiries from Greater Boston host
Emily Rooney, moderator for the Town Meeting.
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News :: Organizing
ELF strikes Legion post to protest Minutemen!
14 Oct 2005
Look what I found in a biotech newsgroup-ELF is finally starting to strike at "war-related" targets. By their statement I say tehy aren't screwing around!
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News :: Gender
Insex Cult Leader Calls It Quits!
14 Oct 2005
Insex.com the #1 BDSM web site in the world shut down this week after the new release of documentary XXX.EXPOSE.COM cracked and decoded the cult leader, PD's formula (check out the link http://www.insex.com/new/sale/default.asp, it's selling for 4 million, any takers?)! Unlike the digital photos and videos of abuse shot at Abu Ghraib, which has the nation in an uproar, the filmed activities of REAL sadistic tortures found on the sight Insex.com have gone reasonably unnoticed, operating under the guise of a legally operating BDSM modeling business.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
The N-E (A)narchist Bookfair
14 Oct 2005
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