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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing : Politics
J20 Anti-Authoritarian Bloc Call: The Parade Must End!
04 Jan 2005
The Parade Must End:

A call for an Anti-Authoritarian Bloc for the January 20, 2005 protest of the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C.
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Commentary :: Media
“Knowing is Beautiful”
04 Jan 2005
As a journalist who writes about AIDS, I am endlessly amazed by the difference between the public and the private face of HIV; between what the public is told and what’s explained in the medical literature.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Mainstream Media Misrepresents Activists, once again
04 Jan 2005
Another reason to make our own media: a creative Direct Action banner-hang exposing CEO of Seaboard Corporation for human rights violations in Salta, Argentina is reported by the Newton TAB as "vandals struck an Evelyn Road home."
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LOCAL Announcement :: Media
Free Screening of 'La Haine' (Hate) // Jan 5th
04 Jan 2005
LPC radical film series.
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Announcement :: Media
Independent Media Converges to Cover Bush Inauguration
04 Jan 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: www.inaugurationmedia.org
Radio Coordinator: Selina; 202-250-4939; selina (at) riseup.net
Photo and Print Coordinator: Nancy; 202-216-2817; nancy (at) upcloseandpolitical.com
All Other Inquires: Chris; 202-413-2212; chrisstrohm (at) yahoo.com or Allison; 301-949-7639; allison (at) amp-photo.net
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News :: Politics
Time to Put Democratic Senators on the Hot Seat
04 Jan 2005
After the 2000 presidenial election farce, black representatives in Congress sought vainly to find just one Democratic senator to join them in a call to challenge the Florida electoral vote. None would. This time, those representatives may find more support when they call for a challenge to Ohio’s electoral college delegation.
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Announcement :: Environment
AN EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION! MOUNTAIN JUSTICE SUMMER
04 Jan 2005
There is an ecological manmade disaster of geologic proportions occurring in the rolling mountains of the southern Appalachians, its called mountain range -- or mountain top -– removal. It is the ultimate in theft of a people's heritage -- the destruction of watersheds -- and the annihilation of one of the most diverse places on earth. And the perpetrators are turning it into the biological equivalent of a parking lot. The theft of our mountains is escalating as the coal companies strive to outdo one another in their orgy of destruction.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Challenging Certification of Election 2004
04 Jan 2005
Two events aimed at challenging the certification of
the 2004 Presidential election. House Democrats are
planning to challenge Ohio's electoral votes, and as in
2001, a single United States Senator is needed to make
the challenge official. Call on your Senators to join the fight
to ensure that we do indeed have the right to vote in this
great (ha!) democracy.
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LOCAL News :: Social Welfare : Technology
Massachusetts Nonprofits Awarded $750,000 to Build Technology Skills of Homeless Persons & At-Risk Youth
04 Jan 2005
Nearly 40 Massachusetts community-based organizations have received $750,000 in competitive grants and technical assistance, through a unique capacity-building initiative for programs that build the technology skills of at-risk youth and homeless individuals.
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LOCAL News :: Gender
Sexism At Harvard Increases Under Summers
04 Jan 2005
Since former Clinton Administration Treasury Secretary Larry Summers moved from D.C. into the Harvard University presidential office, institutional sexism at Harvard University has apparently increased.
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