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Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : Organizing
BioDemocracy Update # 1 from Philadelphia
26 Apr 2005
From June 19 to 22, 2005, the Earth’s largest consortium of
biotechnology corporations -- the Biotechnology Industry Organization
(BIO) -- is holding its annual international convention in downtown
Philadelphia. Join us to say NO to their agenda of genetically
engineered (GE) agriculture, medicine for profit and bioweapons
proliferation!

Activists in Philadelphia and throughout the East Coast are hard at
work mobilizing a diverse smorgasbord of activities to challenge the
biotech industry with our own vision of peaceful, sustainable and
GE-free grassroots democracy. In this update, we’ll give you a taste of
the mouth-watering menu of events that you can expect to enjoy if you
join us in Philadelphia this June ...
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News :: International
Each Step a Prayer For A Nuclear Free Future.
26 Apr 2005
Fort Lee, NJ - On Saturday, April 30, 2005, an international group of people will arrive in Fort Lee NJ. They will be met by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, and Hiroshima bomb survivors.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Providence Mayhem - Celebrating May Day
26 Apr 2005
**Providence, Rhode Island**

Mayhem…Celebrating May Day So Many Ways...
Actions, music, films, panels, readings, races and romps!
(all events are FREE *except AFSC benefit)
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Peace in Colombia: National Vigil & Call-In Day
26 Apr 2005
Modified: 01:48:44 PM
The San José de Apartadó massacre:
In February, eight members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were brutally killed (5 adults and 3 children); witnesses say that Colombian army troops are responsible. The Peace Community was formed when 17 towns and villages joined together in 1997 to insist that all armed groups stay out of their area. Since then, over 100 members have been killed or disappeared.
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Announcement :: Social Welfare
Really Really Freemarket! Special Mayday Spectacular
26 Apr 2005
New York City's THIRD EVER
Really Really Free Market!
~~Special MAYDAY Spectacular!~~
FREE STUFF!
FREE SERVICES!
FREE FUN!
Saturday, April 30th
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
The Venezuelan Revolution - Book launch and discussion Providence April 28th
26 Apr 2005
Venezuela
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
SHARC anti-jail Boston event *** POSTPONED ***
25 Apr 2005
Modified: 08:22:03 PM
The SHaRC (Statewide Harm Reduction Coalition) press conference in Boston, against construction of the new womens jail in Chicopee ... has been POSTPONED, probably till next week. It will NOT take place this Thursday.
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News :: International
Triumph of Spirit: Israeli Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu April 2005
25 Apr 2005
It is one year since Israeli Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu was released from a cruel and barbarous imprisonment into a 1948 British Mandate that keeps him further imprisoned by a state that does not want him but does not wish for him to go free or live free.
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LOCAL Announcement :: International
Big Noise Films: Zapatista // Wed
25 Apr 2005
LPC radical film series.
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Commentary :: Politics
American Values: Torture's Okay, But No Touching
25 Apr 2005
There’s a great outcry over the Catholic church’s coverup of priestly perversions, but it’s hard to find too many Americans getting worked up over the much more ghastly coverup of an official policy of torture and murder of prisoners by the US government.

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