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News :: Education : Environment : Human Rights : International : Organizing
Saving the Bay of La Paz & Gulf of California
24 Feb 2006
Modified: 06:03:51 PM
(English y Espanol)
This is a brief summary of our groups’ efforts, actions and progress towards saving the Bay of La Paz and Gulf of California, the most bio-diverse body of water on Earth. Over a thousand species are involved, many being highly endangered and several on the verge of extinction.
We request all assistance possible. Please cross-post and forward to any sources which you may deem appropriate for the broadest possible dissemination of this information. The battle to stop the destruction of the Gulf of California/Sea of Cortez is entered upon and gaining momentum. The world needs to rally to this cause which affects 36% of all marine life species, hundreds of bird and terrestrial species and hundreds of micro biological species; including many found nowhere else in the world.

Esta es una breve reseña de los esfuerzos, acciones y progreso que nuestro grupo a tenido en la defensa de la Bahía de la Paz en el Golfo de California, el cuerpo de agua con mayor biodiversidad en nuestro planeta. Que alberga miles de especies protegidas y otras en peligro de extinción.
Requerimos de toda ayuda posible. Favor de enviar esta información a cualquiera que ustedes crean apropiado y estén interesados en esta información. La batalla para detener la destrucción del Golfo de California/Mar de Cortes se encuentra en un extraordinario momento. El mundo debe unirse a esta causa que afecta 36% de las especies marinas, cientos de aves y especies terrestres, al igual que especies microbiológicas únicas en el mundo.
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Commentary :: Globalization : Organizing : Politics
Democrats in Congress Show Why They Are So Useless
24 Feb 2006
Modified: 08:52:25 AM
The supposed party of opposition is all worked up and ready to do battle over the silliest of things, while the whole country goes to hell.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Christmas Denier Gets Three Years Sentence (Satire)
24 Feb 2006
This fictional piece is about what happens when a freethinker bumps up against fundamentalist religious thinking in a court of law. It is set in the state of Tennessee. The case presented here in a satirical manner, may remind you of another legal battle played out recently in the news. Question: Is the U.S., as it drifts more to the Right, headed down a road, where our First Amendment traditions will soon become relics of the past?
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Interview :: Media
Aram Schefrin, author of Marwan
24 Feb 2006
How did an Egyptian city planner, a Yemeni religious fanatic, a boy from the United Arab Emirates who worshipped sex, not Allah, and a young student of aircraft design who went to a Christian school in Lebanon - four very different men with very different ideas - get involved in flying the 9/11 planes? How did the plot develop, and who developed it?
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : Technology
You be the judge: Is Renco robbing steelworker pensions?
23 Feb 2006
The Renco Group, Inc., is threatening legal action against Workers World newspaper. Its owner is Ira C. Rennert, a billionaire speculator who deals in selling and buying companies, many in bankruptcy. Rennert is one of a growing breed of predators feeding off distressed companies.
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News :: International : Media
23 Feb 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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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Review :: Media
For some progressive tunes...
23 Feb 2006
author: Pravda or Consequences -

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LOCAL News :: Environment
BIMC CENSORED: "Jewish Supremist Terrorists rampaging in Palestine"
23 Feb 2006
"Jewish Supremist Terrorists rampaging in Palestine"
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News :: Globalization
World Social Forum in Caracas
23 Feb 2006
President Hugo Chavez welcomed thousands of social activists at the Poliedro-Stadium in Caracas, Venezuela on January 27, 2006
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LOCAL Commentary :: International
Report Back from World Social Forum
23 Feb 2006
Modified: 10:37:56 AM
The World Social Forum in Venezuela- January 24-29, 2006
Report-back, written by Jorge Marin
This report is from the eyes of a Venezuelan living abroad, so it may be more critical than reports from people that were visiting Venezuela for the first time.
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