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Commentary :: Labor
Reprisals against New York transit workers show need for a new political strategy
22 Apr 2006
The punishing reprisals that have been carried out against New York City’s 34,000 transit workers for the two-and-a-half-day strike they carried out last December express Wall Street’s ferocious anger and hostility towards this act of defiance. They have also exposed the bankruptcy of the policies and political perspective of the unions.
In the past week and a half, a New York state court has ordered the president of Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, Roger Toussaint, jailed for 10 days, fined the union $2.5 million and indefinitely suspended dues check-off—the automatic deduction of union dues from workers’ paychecks—thereby threatening to bankrupt the local.
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Announcement :: Labor
US government arrests record numbers in factory raids
22 Apr 2006
In a nationwide dragnet Wednesday, US immigration enforcement agents raided factories across the country arresting nearly 1,200 undocumented workers, a record number for a single operation.
The raids come in the wake of massive demonstrations throughout the country protesting reactionary anti-immigrant legislation in Congress and demanding full legal status and citizenship rights for the millions of undocumented workers who have come to find jobs and a better life.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics
Populist #27
22 Apr 2006
Power in the Executive Branch
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Bush & Cheney Face Legal Jeopardy in Covert CIA Agent Outing Investigation
22 Apr 2006
Interview with Robert Parry, investigative reporter, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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Commentary :: Organizing
For May Day and Beyond: White People Step up for Immigrant Rights!
22 Apr 2006
Open Letter to White Communities
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News :: Media
Secret rivers found in Antarctic
21 Apr 2006
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Secret rivers found in Antarctic
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Commentary :: Politics
letter to president
21 Apr 2006
wake up call
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race
American Blackout at Independent Film Festival of Boston...
21 Apr 2006
AMERICAN BLACKOUT -- the powerful new documentary on voter disenfranchisement -- screening May 23 and May 24 with Independent Film Festival of Boston
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Use of Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Iran Would Kill Hundreds of Thousands
21 Apr 2006
Interview with Dr. Kurt Gottfried, chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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News :: Organizing
Save the Internet
21 Apr 2006
** Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches **
** Visit the Dahr Jamail Iraq website http://dahrjamailiraq.com **
** Website by http://jeffpflueger.com **
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