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Commentary :: Media
Isikoff and Rather: Different Strokes for Different Folks
17 May 2005
Modified: 10:18:05 AM
Although the journalistic errors of Michael Isikoff and Dan Rather were similar—both involving some misinformation from a source—the way the political right and the White House have responded is quite at odds. Could it be Isikoff’s record as the reporter who brought us Monica Lewinsky?
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LOCAL News :: Social Welfare
Wake up the Earth: Photos
16 May 2005
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
American Corporations Using China for Mega-Profits
16 May 2005
The big-shot-execs of American business' think they are real
smart to invest in China, and it's becoming an epidemic. More
and more jobs are being lost to the communist workers at
35 cents an hour, and billions of investment dollars are pouring
out of this country. But there are a few things these execs need
to keep in mind.
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News :: Organizing
Nader:Support Conyers on Impeachment - link here to email
16 May 2005
Ralph Nader told the nation to support Rep. Conyers who is considering moving forward on impeachment hearings. Only people of his state can contact his DC office, emails are filtered.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
NStar Workers on Strike! Join Your Nearest Picket Line!
16 May 2005
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LOCAL Interview :: Race
Tufts Students Speak about the Alleged Beating of an Arab Student
16 May 2005
This is a series of short interviews with Tufts students regarding the alleged beating of an Arab student by other students.
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Announcement :: Education : Politics
we need your help to save the filibuster!
15 May 2005
This letter explains our plans to start filibusters on campuses all
over the country; it details the ease with which this can be done; it lists the things we can do to get you media attention. Please read it with an enthusiastic sense of possibility.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
9/11 and the American Empire: How Should Religious People Respond?
15 May 2005
"I suggested earlier that seeing the true connections between 9/11 and the global domination project helps us understand how fully this project reflects “fanaticism based on a deeply perverted value system.” This is a value system that is diametrically opposed to the value systems on which all the great religious and moral traditions of the world have been based."
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News :: International
Fidel Castro defends Assata Shakur; Calls for mass demo May 17
15 May 2005
In major radio and television addresses the week of May 8, Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruiz reiterated the socialist state’s principled stand to extend political asylum to Assata Shakur. Castro also defended the Cuban Five and registered Cuba's protest against the U.S. government supporting and harboring anti-Cuban terrorists.
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News :: Environment
Belgrade Zoo
15 May 2005
I am a concerned citizen asking for guidance on how to help the animals who reside at the Belgrade city zoo. Built in 1936, on six hectares of rocky fortress, this privately operated zoo is among the oldest in Europe. It is located in the Belgrade city center, on city property. It has approximately 2.000 animals of about 200 species. Many big animals are in very small cages. Many animals look distressed. They often show signs of "stereotypic behavior," such as pacing, head-bobbing, neck-twisting, bar-biting and sucking, coprophagia, over-grooming, and self-mutilation. Many animals have been born who are not in the zoo, including tigers, bears, and a hippo. What has become of them?
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