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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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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Philippines: Charter Change is Arroyo's Cover-up
10 Dec 2006
con-ass-laban-ng-masa.jpgAKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) today stepped up efforts to derail attempts at the House of Representatives to initiate Charter Change (Cha Cha), calling the move as nothing more than an attempt to cover up the seething political crisis hounding Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA).
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Commentary :: International
The Spirit of Democracy in Venezuela
10 Dec 2006
Venezuelan election a model of the electoral process.
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Commentary :: Politics
Fascism Defined
10 Dec 2006
Fascism, in this day and age, seems a rather nebulous concept. I can't count how many times I have asked someone to define fascism only to draw a blank stare or an amibiguous collection of rants against the Anglo-American power structure that, while often true, do little to define fascism.
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
dec22nd call to action for oaxaca?
09 Dec 2006
Modified: 04:50:24 PM
email me at mollie11 (at) or post on indymedia with how people are responding to the zapatista call for soidarity actions on dec 22nd?
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LOCAL News :: GLBT/Queer
09 Dec 2006
Awesome queer-ass-riot-folk! show at the community church of boston (copley square) on Friday.
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Commentary :: Politics
09 Dec 2006
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The Stuggle for Decentralization in Rural Haiti
09 Dec 2006
sept. 28 040.jpgAn outlining of rural Haiti's long struggle for participation in the Government of Haiti (GOH), taking into account last Sunday's municipal elections.
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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
What does the reelection of Chávez mean? The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
09 Dec 2006
The Youth of the Revolutionary Left (JIR) waged a determined struggle to run an independent working class candidate in these elections, a campaign that would have been feasible. But we faced the obstacle of the very same people who had every chance to do carry this out, principally the majority of the leadership of the Party for Revolution and Socialism
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