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News :: International
Critical situation in Venezuela...again
01 Dec 2006
"December 3, 2006 will remain in history painted red." (Hugo Chávez)

Marx pointed out that the revolution needs the whip of the counterrevolution. After the big opposition rally on Saturday, the supporters of Hugo Chávez responded massively last Sunday with the biggest demonstration since the start of the Bolivarian Revolution. It was possibly the biggest demonstration in the history of Venezuela. The left wing website Aporrea referred to "the red tsunami". Up to two million Chavistas, in a sea of red, poured onto the streets and filled the Avenida Bolívar - and the whole of Caracas ‑ where Chávez was to deliver his final speech of the election campaign.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Campaign to free Dame Dieng, a young computer genius imprisoned in Senegal
01 Dec 2006
Dame Dieng is 21 and has been arrested without any valid explanation, the Senegalese police invented the same old insult and threat known for centuries stuff when they invaded the political opponent, Idrissa Seck, headquarters where Dame Dieng happened to be, he had been recruited by this contradictor to the authoritarian Wade regime after having worked for a newspaper’s website and proved there his incredible gifts for computer matters.
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Commentary :: Labor
US setbacks see dollar plunge to near 15-year low
30 Nov 2006
Modified: 01 Dec 2006
US setbacks see dollar plunge to near 15-year low
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Saddam Hussein trial and the right of any human being to a fair trial
30 Nov 2006
Not only I object the imposed death-penalty on the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and two co-accused, also the trial itself didn't meet the international standards regarding a fair trial
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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology
Heroic strike in Tar Heel, NC, holds back racist, anti-labor attack
30 Nov 2006
The workers held back
a vicious racist, anti-union attack, but this is at best a temporary
victory, and it is no time to be praising the anti-union thugs who run
Smithfield or to be promoting the least bit of confidence in their
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Outrage! Another racist murder by the NYPD: AVENGE SEAN BELL!
30 Nov 2006
The cause of justice for the victims of racist police brutality must
become the cause of all organized labor. In the past year we have seen
three brilliant examples of how to fight racism: last winter's New York
City transit strike, the May First general strike against anti-immigrant
laws, and the bold walkout last month by the latin@ and black workers at
the Smithfield hog processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina.
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News :: International : Media
30 Nov 2006
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, China, and Russia.
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News :: Human Rights
300 000 capitalinos en marcha del pueblo combatiente
30 Nov 2006
La presencia de 300 000 capitalinos, en nombre de los cubanos que poblamos este archipiélago, ante la dirección histórica de la Revolución y el monumento al Héroe Nacional José Martí, como culminación del Acto Político y de la Revista Militar, el próximo 2 de diciembre, será una expresión fehaciente de la unidad entre el Partido, las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias y el pueblo, afirmó a nuestro diario Pedro Sáez Montejo, miembro del Buró Político y primer secretario del Partido en Ciudad de La Habana.
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News :: Politics
30 Nov 2006
The 2006 Elections are over and the Peace and Freedom Party has plans to push forward with an agenda that will meet the needs of working class people across the nation. The Mid-Term Elections provided an indication of the great unrest and dissatisfaction that people nationwide have with America’s present leadership. Americans appear to be riding the fence between the Republican and Democratic Parties, and voters are uncertain about landing on either side of the fence.
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News :: Race
RADIO INTERVIEW: Is Honoring Mumia A Crime?
29 Nov 2006
Telephone interviews with Peter J. Wirs (Chairman of Philadelphia's 59th Republican Ward Executive Committee) and Robert R. Bryan, (Attorney for Mumia Abu-Jamal) about the new criminal charges filed against two French cities supporting journalist and death-row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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