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LOCAL News :: International : Organizing : Politics
Thousands attend anti-war rally in downtown Boston- photos
20 Mar 2005
DileniaRodriguezJavierBaez-.jpgThousands of Bostonians joined actions around the globe today in protest of the continuing occupation of Iraq. Speeches from notable local activists and scholars were interspersed with music and poetry. A wide diversity of class, race, age and political inclination was represented in the crowd, although much of the real energy behind the event and on the stage came from student activists.
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News :: International
What 15 seconds did to the Hassan family—and to the men of Apache Company
20 Mar 2005
Orphans of Tall Afar
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News :: Social Welfare
GOP Agenda Shreds Disabled Housing
20 Mar 2005
The GOP Is About To Shred The Nation's Housing Assistance Programs!
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LOCAL News :: Environment
Abusive Animal Farming Feels the Heat in MA
20 Mar 2005
People from around Massachusetts are seeking to ban veal crates, pig gestation crates, and force-feeding of ducks in the state. These tiny crates immobilize pigs and cows before they're killed for gourmet food. Force-feeding of ducks -- normaly involving a metal pipe thrust down their throats -- swells their livers and makes them grossly overweight. Read more about it, and listen to audio interviews from people challenging these practices.
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LOCAL Review :: Politics
Covering the Neighborhoods
20 Mar 2005
headpilgrim.JPGAll over Ma. citizens gathered to protest the obscenity, the slaughter in Iraq
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Commentary :: International
NIGHTMARE VISION OF NORTH AMERICA
20 Mar 2005
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News :: Globalization
Trouble in the Ranks
19 Mar 2005
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<p>Private Jeremiah Adler wrote home on his sixth day in Army boot
camp:</p>

<blockquote>
<p>"’I am so fucked up right now... I feel that if I
stay here much longer I am not going to be the same person anymore.
I have to GO. Please help... Every minute you sit at home I am
stuck in a shithole, stripped of self-respect, pride, will, hope,
love, faith, worth, everything. Everything I have ever held dear
has been taken away. This fucks with your head... This makes you
believe you ARE worthless shit. Please help. By the time you get
this, things will be worse.’"</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Shortly after writing this, his unit was scheduled to ship out,
and Jeremiah went AWOL (absent without leave).</p>
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LOCAL Announcement :: Gender : GLBT/Queer : Media
Women and the Media Conference Happening Now
19 Mar 2005
Modified: 02:19:33 AM
Women and the Media:
Taking Our Place in the Public Conversation

March 18-20, 2005
Stata Center @ MIT, Cambridge, MA

Presented by the Center for New Words
Co-sponsored by the MIT Program in Women's Studies

Join us at WAM!, an annual conference where progressive journalists, authors, activists, and students meet, share skills, and strategize to increase women's influence in the media.
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News :: Globalization
Rats and Traitors
18 Mar 2005
The to stand up for freedom is now, or their won't be a tomorrow worth living! Nothing burns like fire!
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News :: International
VIDEO/Text: Secret Bush plans for Iraq's oil BEFORE 9/11, by Greg Palast
18 Mar 2005
The Bush administration made plans for war and for Iraq's oil before the 9/11 attacks, sparking a policy battle between neo-cons and Big Oil, BBC's Newsnight has revealed.
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