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Announcement :: Environment
save tennessee mountains with a call!
14 Mar 2005
Modified: 03:10:41 PM
Phil Bredesen, the 48th governor of Tennessee, took office in 2003, with a promise be the "environmental governor" and "to make government work on behalf of its citizens for the betterment of the entire state." Instead Bredesen and his administration have flung open the door to mountain top removal mining in clear violation of the laws they swore to uphold.
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LOCAL News :: Social Welfare
Poverty Action Call In: Mar 15 & 16, Tues and Wed
14 Mar 2005
Please take a few minutes out to call this 800 number and tell Congress NO MORE CUTS IN PROGRAMS FOR THE POOR!!! Federal Budget Action Days: Call the Capitol, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 and 16 using this TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-800-247-2971
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Breaking Ranks: Iraq, two views from the trenches
14 Mar 2005
Ford Hall Forum presents "Breaking Ranks: Iraq, two views from the trenches" with Mike Hoffman (founding member of Iraq Veterans Against the War) and Paul Rieckhoff (executive director and founder of Operation Truth); discussion moderated by Jay Harris (publisher of Mother Jones magazine) and facilitated by Scott Allen Miller (talk show host on AM 680 WRKO). Presented in collaboration with the WAND Education Fund and Mother Jones magazine and sponsored by AM 680 WRKO, Boston's Talk Station. Monday, April 4, at 6:30 pm. Presentation followed by an open discussion. Admission: free and open to all. Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Boston, MA. Conveniently located near the State St. and Government Center stops on the MBTA. For information call Ford Hall Forum 617-373-5800 or visit www.fordhallforum.neu.edu.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Free John Walker Lindh!
14 Mar 2005
The young man imprisoned as an “American Taliban” was one of the first victims of American torture in Afghanistan. He was framed, tortured into writing a confession, and gagged for 20 years to keep him from talking. Now that we know his true fate at the hands of his American captors, it’s time to demand his freedom, and to hear his story in his own words.
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Announcement :: Media
Fight Forward!
14 Mar 2005
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Commentary :: Media
Kirsten Anderberg: Anti-Catholic Bigot
14 Mar 2005
Catholics, second only to Muslims as targets of disrespect and bigotry in America.
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News :: International
Biggest Opposition Demo Swears to Break Syria's Stranglehold and Lahoud's Regime
14 Mar 2005
Lebanon's opposition staged the biggest show of force in the nation's modern history from slain ex-Premier Rafik Hariri's graveside Monday, taking a thunderous oath to break Syria's ruthless stranglehold and tear apart President Lahoud's police state of "secret service phantoms."
Between 1.5 and 2 million opposition activists converged on Beirut's downtown Martyrs Square and surrounding neighborhoods to mark the lapse of one month on Hariri's assassination. They shouted slogans demanding the resignation of all security commanders in Lebanon because of dereliction of duty in stopping the assassination.
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Announcement :: Environment
Stop Mountaintop Removal! A call to action March 31st!
13 Mar 2005
Down with King Coal! Save Appalachia - Stop Mountaintop
Removal!

Take Action on March 31!
Our demand is simple – stop mountaintop removal and all forms of surface mining for coal.

Groups and individuals across Appalachia are rising in united nonviolent protest against the increasing cultural and environmental devastation caused by this most destructive form of mining. Mountaintop removal results in loss of life, loss of employment, destruction of homes, and elimination of communities throughout the coalfields
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News :: Media
Prepackaged News
12 Mar 2005
Get this!
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Commentary :: DNC : Globalization : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
The Social Security Distraction Game
12 Mar 2005
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