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News :: Human Rights : Politics
Live from Iraq-PFC Chris Gorman: This is an Ungodly War Based on Lies and Sin
24 Apr 2006
Interview with Christopher Gorman, Religious Conscientious Objector stationed at FOB Kalsu with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
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Announcement :: Labor
Pension cuts and inequality wiping out retirement for American workers
24 Apr 2006
For a growing number of US workers, dreams of a decent retirement are quickly evaporating as companies shift retirement costs onto workers, in the form of deductions from already declining wages, in order to maintain profits in a competitive global economy.
In the wake of the post-World War II business boom, US workers were granted certain limited concessions in a three-legged system of retirement security that included individual savings, government programs and private employer pensions. Between the 1940s and the 1980s, private pensions with a guaranteed payout (also known as defined-benefit pensions), became a standard component of compensation for a large section of the American workforce.
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News :: Human Rights
24 Apr 2006
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Public hearing on state endangered species de-listing
24 Apr 2006
The state wants to de-list some endangered species. Your input is needed. Save the critters!
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
May 1 - Worcester Immigrant Rally - COME
23 Apr 2006
Worcester immigrants and supporters are organizing a local demonstration as part of the growing immigrant rights movement across the United States. A May 1st protest is being planned by a coalition of local community groups, churches, immigration law attorneys and non-profit organizations.
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LOCAL News :: Labor
May Day (Eve) Celebration in Lowell!
23 Apr 2006
Modified: 11:08:53 PM
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News :: Human Rights
Suspendido temporalmente el juicio a Orlando Barrantes
23 Apr 2006
Por lo pronto, entra en un impasse la campaña nacional e internacional a favor de la absolutoria de Orlando Barrantes, pero debe ser reanudada con más bríos inmediatamente se fije fecha del nuevo juicio. Llamamos a todos ustedes a permanecer alertas y desde ya les vamos a agradecer su valiosa colaboración, ese invaluable apoyo que nos han brindado.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
For May Day and Beyond: White People Step up for Immigrant Rights!
23 Apr 2006
please forward: this is an open letter to and from white people, from the Catalyst Project and Heads Up Collective
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Announcement :: Environment
Mountain Justice Summer works with local communities to save Appalachian mountains ravaged by mountaintop removal mining.
23 Apr 2006
LarryCheer.jpgThis is a call to action to get involved with Mountain Justice Summer 2006. As the coal-hearted mining companies continue to colonize and ravage the beautiful and sacred mountains of central and Southern Appalachia, we will step up our resistance yet again and fight to save the land that is the foundation of our culture and gives us life.
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Commentary :: Politics
Dangerous Times Ahead
23 Apr 2006
Bush is losing support even in his base. Impeachment is closing in. The danger is that he and Rove will react with another war, or another 9/11.
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