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News :: Human Rights
Australian Beauty Facing Indonesian Firing Squad
15 Apr 2005
Schapelle Corby: Schapelle Corby, a 27-year-old Australian, faces a maximum punishment of death by firing squad after 4.1 kg of cannabis were found inside her unlocked bodyboard bag at Bali airport last October. Schapelle is believed to have been an innocent victim in an Australian domestic drug smuggling racket between Sydney and Brisbane. The criminals however, did not remove the drugs in Brisbane according to the plan and Schapelle, unbeknown to her, arrived in Bali with drugs that had been planted in her bag along the way.

PLEASE JOIN PETITION TO BRING HER HOME.
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Commentary :: Organizing
Aleph.
15 Apr 2005
Modified: 10:08:38 AM
Horizon.
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News :: Politics
Fascist Dictator Calls For Double Standard On Email
15 Apr 2005
Bush draws the line on Email. The government can read your email, but he doesn't want you reading his.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Day of Solidarity with the Bromley Heath Workers
14 Apr 2005
After two years of "negotiations", workers employed by the Bromley Heath Tenant Management Corporation (TMC) are still without a new contract.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Tax Me More
14 Apr 2005
This Tax Day, I'm telling Congress to stop giving me tax breaks. I'm wealthy. I don't need them, and they're bad for our country.

As a teacher, I can't look my students in the eye and tell them millionaires should get tax cuts while schools and libraries are hit with budget cuts.
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News :: Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 4/15/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
14 Apr 2005
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. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Human Rights
Famed Artist Paints Abu Ghraib
14 Apr 2005
"Fernando Botero’s latest paintings go beyond anything he’s ever created in the past. He’s completed his masterwork, a suite of 50 large oil paintings depicting the horrors perpetrated by Americans at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison." (A variety of articles about the intersection of art and politics can be found at the Art For A Change web log: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog)
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
Assassination Vacation with Sarah Vowell
14 Apr 2005
Ford Hall Forum presents Assassination Vacation with Sarah Vowell (author and contributing editor for NPR's This American Life). Presented in collaboration with the Center for New Words. Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 pm. Followed by a discussion and book signing. Admission: free and open to all. Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA. Wheelchair accessible and conveniently located to the Northeastern stop on the MBTA Green Line or Ruggles Station on the MBTA Orange Line. For information call Ford Hall Forum 617-373-5800 or visit www.fordhallforum.neu.edu.
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LOCAL News :: Media
New Anarchist Journal out:"Upping the Anti"
14 Apr 2005
We are pleased to announce that the
first issue of Upping the Anti, a new journal of
theory and action devoted to engaging with and
contributing to debates and discussions taking place
within anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, and
anti-oppressive movements is now out! With a three
person editorial collective and an advisory board of
over twenty activists across Canada, we have created a
new, radical journal to address various problems and
successes of radical organizing in our
communities.

You can pick up the journal from local distributors in
your area or you can download the entire journal as a
PDF file from our website at http://auto_sol.tao.ca.
There are two versions of the PDF file, one designed
to be printed and read for personal use, and one layed
out so that by photocoping it double sided you can
make it into a pamphlet/booklet for local distribution.
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LOCAL News :: Politics
Gubernatorial Candidate Deval Patrick Has “Too Much Baggage” According to Activists
14 Apr 2005
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deval.jpgMassachusetts Global Action: Press Release

Boston, MA—Current Coca-Cola employee, Deval Patrick, has “too much baggage” to represent the Commonwealth says, Kim Foltz, Campaign Director of Massachusetts Global Action (MGA). “With his recent $2.1 million cash infusion from Coca-Cola and confidentiality agreement, we’re worried that he cannot have anything but serious conflicts of interests when it comes to water issues, labor rights, and the health of our kids.”
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