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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
update on arrestees from counter-recruitment protest
21 Jun 2005
I got an e-mail from a friend updating me on the status of those arrested during the counter-recruitment protest on the Cambridge Common, whom the arraigning judge jokingly referred to as the "Cambridge 7". They were assigned a trial date of July 15. The three arrested at the beginning are charged with unlawful assembly, for which they could be fined. The four street theater folks arrested later are being charged with disturbing the peace, for which they could be jailed, which is--needless to say--rather serious.
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News :: Human Rights
USA puts farmers and Gardeners in Prisons. Are You next?
21 Jun 2005
Monsanto Keeps Up Attack on Seed Saving Farmers and Gardeners, and is destroying local Family farmers.

Will the USA coporaton Monsanto take away your Job and ravish your Family?
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LOCAL News :: Globalization : International
Red Alert! Communique from the EZLN- Subcomandante Marcos
21 Jun 2005
Originally published in Spanish by the CCRI-CG of the EZLN
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Translated by irlandesa

Communiqué from the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee ­
General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Media
Five Pointers for a Left Media, Reform vs. building media
21 Jun 2005
Modified: 12:38:35 PM
By Robert Parry
June 21, 2005


For those who see U.S. news as tilted to the Right, the good news is that wealthy Left funders are beginning to earmark more money for media. The bad news is that little of the money is going into the kind of media infrastructure that could restore a balance.


So, from my 27 years in Washington journalism and 10 years as editor of this independent Web site, here are some suggestions about how to best spend the precious sums for media, whether from small or large donors. (We, by the way, are entirely funded by donations from our readers.)
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News :: Human Rights
Dust off the Nuremburg Files
21 Jun 2005
Time fer a few lynchins!
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Commentary :: Media
Who Needs Big Bird?
21 Jun 2005
Forget those desperate appeals to "save" PBS and NPR. They're already lost. Progressives can do better things with their time and their tax dollars than to give it to these liberal media poseurs.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education : Human Rights : Organizing : Politics : Race
Public Forum: Defend the Somerville 5!
21 Jun 2005
Tues., June 21

Public Forum: Defend the "Somerville 5"
6:30pm
284 Amory St., JP
(The Brewery - 2 blocks from Stoneybrook Orange line stop)

Community leaders will talk about the case and there will be discussion and planning of future activities.
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News :: Environment
SEX4thePLANET% EnvirOrgasms 4 The Planet, 4 Life, 4 Love
20 Jun 2005
Modified: 11:07:34 PM
SEX4thePLANET% is a call to all Earth lovers to unite in a goal to give 4% or more back to the planet in order to have the Sweetest and Deepest Sex^ possible.

This grassroots enviro-media action is seeking 444 million sexy individuals to sign and post the four SEX4thePLANET% goals by 2011.
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News :: Politics
Tell Your Senators to Oppose Christopher Cox as New SEC Chairman
20 Jun 2005
author: Lee Drutman, CitizenWorks.org

Opposition to Christopher Cox as the next chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is mounting. But your Senators need to hear that you oppose putting this dangerous right-wing free-market ideologue in charge of the SEC.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Free Film showing: Mardi Gras: Made In China // June 22
20 Jun 2005
LPC Radical Films
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