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Commentary :: Human Rights
13 Aug 2005
It is not often that semantics attracts our attention, but the recent media saturation with the latest word-fad has prompted this response. The latest word that is ‘sweeping’ through the vocabularies of all right-wing speechwriters is (you got it) “sweeping”! Have you noticed that there’s a ‘whole lot of sweeping going on’? “Sweeping new terrorist laws; sweeping new security measures; sweeping new changes”, etc. It is a shame that Bush, Blair and Howard haven’t been swept out of office. But it’s a bigger shame that we are being swept back into a quasi-feudal world of Lords and slaves – no need to guess what your status will be, but more on that later – for now, “the Word was with God, and the Word was God”. Disregard it at your own peril!
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News :: Politics
Bush Family Statement
12 Aug 2005
Please stop, George.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
A Look Into the Mirror
12 Aug 2005
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Commentary :: Organizing
Reclaim the Orange Revolution, and Your Country
12 Aug 2005
Cindy Sheehan's courageous Crawford action is about to come under fire from Bush/PNAC Brownshirts. Let's get out and demonstrate our solidarity with her. Let's send an unmistakable message of unity to the world, and bring this to an end right here and now, before things get any worse.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization
Autonomous Anti War Action Saturday 13th 5:00 Park Street
12 Aug 2005
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LOCAL Commentary :: Education
Letter from Caracas: Love at first sight with the Venezuelan revolution
12 Aug 2005
Bolivarian Revolution
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News :: International
Pinochet Is a Killer and Thief: Chilean Progressive Candidate
12 Aug 2005
Chilean presidential candidate Tomas Hirsch described former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet as a killer and thief.
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News :: Social Welfare
Dominican President Thanks Cuban Solidarity
12 Aug 2005
Dominican President Leonel Fernandez thanked the Cuban government for the solidarity gesture of training of 96 young Dominicans who concluded their medical studies in Cuba.
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News :: Media
TeleSur Takes to the Airwaves
12 Aug 2005
Spanish-language TV both in the US and in many Latin American countries is perhaps best known for its sensational, sex- and drama-soaked telenovelas (soap operas) and variety shows, soccer games and news segments heavy on the blood and gore of accidents or street crime.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics
How dare you ask a rape victim to be silent?
12 Aug 2005
This article traces the future steps of the neocons in spreading their version of democracy through the muzzle of a cannon. It unveils their grand scheme and puts into context their relationships with Iraq's neighbors.
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