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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Rally for the Republic-Boston’s Faneuil Hall,Monday, January 3, 7 – 9:30 p.m
30 Dec 2004
Defend Our Democracy!
Call on Congress to Stand Up & Be Counted
For Equal Voting Rights For All On January 6!
Speakers to include:
David Lytel – Founder of Redeafbush.com, a federal PAC, participated in the 2000 & the current Constitutional Challenges to the legitimacy of the Florida and Ohio electoral votes

Jonathan Simon – Exit poll analyst, attorney, voting activist and chiropractor

Tom Barbera - One of thirteen MA electors who passed a unanimous resolution asking for the investigation and remedy of election violations

Faye Morrison - Ayer Selectwoman who spent six months campaigning and working with Election Protection in several states - disturbing stories of voter suppression from the trenches

Donna Palermino, Esq. - Activist and Attorney, to speak on the legal aspects of the challenge

Campaign Volunteers - Local citizens who campaigned in Ohio, Florida and other states,to share their personal experiences of vote suppression. PLUS A SHORT VIDEO ON VOTE SUPPRESSION IN OHIO.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Raped during incommunicado arrest
30 Dec 2004
The basque group against torture – TAT - together with the family of Amaia Urizar, denounced today in a press conference, that the girl was raped during incommunicado arrest in the headquarters of the Guardia Civil. Here is her terrible testimony.
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News :: Globalization
COLOMBIA: THE EMBERA KATÍO INDIGENOUS PEOPLE FIGHT MULTINATIONALS
30 Dec 2004
Four hundred Embera-Katio indigenous people have come to Bogotá from their distant lands in Cordoba near the Caribbean Coast of Colombia to demand that the Colombian government meet with them concerning the construction of the second hydroelectric dam on their lands. The first dam, ‘Urra 1’, flooded 7,400 hectares of land in 1999, destroying the rivers which were the source of food, transportation, and culture for the Embera-Katio people. Now the multinational (Canada, Sweden and Russia) company Urra plans to construct a second dam which would flood many more hectares.
This is part of an interview with one of the organizers. Unfortunately this person has received death threats and therefore cannot be identified.
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News :: Environment
55,000 Dead: The Role of U.S. Criminal Negligence on a Global Scale
30 Dec 2004
While earthquakes and tsunamis are natural disasters, the decision to spend billions of dollars on wars of conquest while ignoring simple measures that can save human lives is not.
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News :: Organizing
Interviewing the Youth Anti-War Movement
30 Dec 2004
Earlier this month M. Junaid Alam of Left Hook asked four of CAN's elected representatives about the political imperatives and realities the movement faces, including internal debates, the effect of linking up with anti-war veterans, the extent of right-wing harassment, and mobilizations planned in the near future.
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News :: Human Rights
The Israeli Slaughter at Sabra and Shatila
30 Dec 2004
The Sabra and Shatila massacre is still worth talking about since the current crimes are only a continuation of the past. Likewise, Sharon’s guilt in the Sabra Shatila massacre is worth mentioning.
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Announcement :: Organizing
HELP! EveryDay AmeriCAN Heroes URgently Needed for Duty-Defending a Just Future...
30 Dec 2004
...& Constitutional Self-GOvernance ---TIME for All Concerned Citizens to report for Historic Duty and STAND Up with courageous resolve-For We are on-the-cusp of redemption, my friends!Ballots? SchMallots! We NEED to Vote NOW, with our voices, eyes,ears and feet in this New Year. Get Ready for 1/3/05 to 1/6/05 Join in this dynamic FLASH! SmartMob MoveMent in spirited Defense of genuine Representative Democracy. The Law, the Future, common sense and decency are ON Our Side and The PeopleUnited in exciting solidarity are ready to BRING IT ON!, to those who corrupt, disparage and mock our Right to free, fair and VALID Elections. Either- ticket or the media is not authorized to accept it on the people's behalf if it does not follow clean worldwide standards,a studied, honest legal assesment shows 2004 to be suspect, questionable frustratingly problematic in its planning, conduct and now-audit. Since the CorpMedia has almost zilch credibility as an objective news source it is the EveryDay People's duty to become and originate a New Medium which breathes life, rarified air into the communications sphere and DeCONtaminates the poisoned, polluted atmosphere of responsible public discourse. Conscientiously aimed at motivating, maturing and moving Consensus Reality Forward-closing the Wisdom Gap. Can't you see Boris, slyly grinnin',(the raw exit poll data withheld inside his overcoat) smacking his fist in his palm, threatening, "What part of, it's over, don't you understand?" With Abu Gharib, Gitmo ethos prevalent & lurking, the shameful media is acting much like an agressive interrogater, enforcer- foisting a fraudulent, sham election onto the MassPsyche, and to caring, FreeThinkers & justified Vote Defenders, akin to Psychological torture. First they tell us that it is the most important election in our lifetime, then Andrew Card nervously, unilaterally calls the election, in lieu of earned merit, for his boss. The media doesn't study it, analyize it, or do their job and in a concerted campaign, echo in unison-GET OVER IT. (remember Hussein capture? newspapers, websites, networks, punditz-LIKE A RAT,Like a Rat, like a rat) Who gives the orders for these negative thought-spores? THIS indocrination, chicanery, ridicule is obvious and THE ULTIMATE fear and hopeless-based trauma CONDITIONING TO MANUFACTURE ALIENATION and TIMID ACCEPTANCE FOR THE END OF DEMOCRACY. News org's spreading thought-viruses violate the BirthRight freedom- Cognitive Liberty and the sovereignity of individuals freedom to think independently, fairly, honestly as sentient agents SEEKING the promotion of The Good. Personally, I could give a hoot if the media doesn't care about their own credibility or respect Words=Conduits of Spirit, I know where to find solid information-but they are disturbing and stunting, brainwashing those who don't have time or strength to discover different solutions that shine light on hidden, nefarious motives, in effect selling short the Human Race, preventing wisdom, growth and Delaying the Rennaissance! Nevertheless, Intuition, word-of-mouth and heart-based gnosis IS very powerful and contagioUS and shall overcome, their adavantage of mass-produced reality bytes courtesy of Monopolies aggresively overwhelming dominance and destruction of sacred Nature- in all it's forms and favoring profit OVER people, machine OVER man, subterfuge OVER SunShine transparency- truly archaic modus-operandi for a successful species. This post shares recent tough essays, VoterGate2004 artifacts, documents and correspondence to emBOLDen and build your networks, flyers for historic rallies and Hands-to-Work-Hearts-to-God HOMEmade, protest=protect SIGNS* ENOUGH! No heavy-handed, top-down reality control can stop this beautiful calling-WE know what happened and we have to arREST this corruption-Democracy yearns to STAY UP past it's bedTIME!
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Granpa Jeanmarry CHAOS IN ASIA
30 Dec 2004
the ground is hard for these children, helps these poor people!
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News :: International
It's All Relative
30 Dec 2004
The U.S could free up with seven times as much money for aid to the tsunami victims as it is currently offering by just canceling the order for one new F-22 Raptor tactical fighter jet.
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Commentary :: Globalization : International
Tsunami Relief as a Subterfuge? The Pentagon Scrambles to Reenter its Old Thai Air Base
29 Dec 2004
ut-logo.jpegIs the tsunami aftermath a “window of opportunity” for bolstering the Pentagon’s presence in Southeast Asia? The Thai people reject the proposed build-up of the American military at Utapao air base and in the Gulf of Thailand. The tragedy of the natural catastrophe in the Indian Ocean should not serve as a pretext for strengthening the U.S. military presence in the region.
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