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Commentary :: Human Rights
Get em Johnny Boy!
08 Apr 2005
The man who will bring down the house!
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News :: Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 4/8/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
07 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, Cuba, China, and Russia.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Rally Organizing Help
07 Apr 2005
Attempting to organize a protest rally/march against the current administration.
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News :: International
George H. W. Bush, John Poindexter, Oliver North: Terrorists?
07 Apr 2005
Why did Bush Jr. appoint a terrorist to run an anti-terrorist operation (the IAO)?
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Commentary :: GLBT/Queer
BTL:Presidential Commission Finds U.S. Spy Agencies at Fault for...
07 Apr 2005
...Flawed Pre-Iraq War Intelligence ~ No examination conducted of possible White House misuse of data ~ Interview with David MacMichael, former CIA analyst, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris.
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LOCAL News :: International
Letter from Samuel Hernández, Political Prisoner
06 Apr 2005
English and Spanish
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Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Labor
URGENT - Take Action to Support Colombian Labor Leader!
06 Apr 2005
Miguel Fernandez, a former participant of the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center's human rights and education exchange program, is being threatened and needs immediate international support from activists in the U.S to ensure his safety.
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LOCAL News :: Politics : Social Welfare
Wealthy Say, "No, Thank" to Tax Cuts: Responsible Tax Pledge Targets $69 Billion in Tax Breaks for Rich
06 Apr 2005
BOSTON-A group of wealthy Americans today announced that they would turn down their share of the $69 billion in tax cuts that went to the wealthy in 2004, and they called on other wealthy people to redirect their federal tax breaks to support fairer taxes through a campaign called the Responsible Tax Pledge.

"It's obscene that Washington is handing out tax breaks to millionaires with one hand and shredding the safety net with the other," said Marta Drury, Responsible Wealth member. "I want it to stop, so I'm calculating my 2004 tax cut and donating it to organizations fighting for responsible, fair and adequate taxes. I don't believe that people like me with incomes over $200,000 need $69 billion in tax cuts."
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LOCAL Announcement :: Race
Northeast Antifascist Movie Night
06 Apr 2005
What: Antifa movie night
Why: Cause everyone loves movies, and everyone hates fascism
Who: everyone (as long as your not a fascist)
Where: Lucy Parsons Center (549 Columbus Ave. near the mass ave stop on the orange line)
When: Saturday April 9th at 7pm
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News :: Organizing
The Coming Civil War and Repolarization for Revolution in the Present Era
06 Apr 2005
Just to be clear, I didn't choose this title lightly or facetiously, but in all seriousness. In speaking to "a coming civil war" I am "drawing inspiration" from Newt Gingrich (the prominent Republican politician who was formerly the Speaker of the House of Representatives), who has made the observation that what's happening now in the electoral arena and the broader things that it reflects in U.S. society is analogous to what was going on in the U.S. in the 1840s and the 1850s, and that this isn't something that will—I'm paraphrasing, but this is the essence—this isn't something that will go away. It will only be decided when one side or the other wins out.
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