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LOCAL Commentary :: Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Governor promises veto of gay marriage bill in California
17 Sep 2005
On September 6th, the California legislature became the first in the United $tates to approve a bill allowing same-sex marriage.(1) The next day, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's press secretary stated that the Governor would veto the bill.(2) Both these stories made headlines across the world.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Upcoming Films at the Lucy Parsons Center
17 Sep 2005
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LOCAL Review :: Media
Shite in a top hat is still shite: "The Aristocrats"
17 Sep 2005
"The Aristocrats"
Directed by Paul Provenza
ThinkFilm Inc.
Unrated / UK:18

The comic documentary "The Aristocrats" is a good example of how the Liberal slogans "art for art's sake" and "free speech" serve as covers for pornography and the oppression of children and wimmin. You may appreciate the craft behind the jokes in the film -- you may even laugh at some of the film's vulgarity(1) -- but that does not excuse the fact that two-thirds of "The Aristocrats" is pornography -- and not just lurid sex tales, but detailed descriptions of sexualized violence against animals, children, and wimmin.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
UPDATE S24: A call for a Revolutionary Anti-Authoritarian Bloc Against the War and Capitalism
17 Sep 2005
UPDATE! We are calling for a Revolutionary Anti-Authoritarian Bloc Against the War and Capitalism on September 24th. Meet at Dupont Circle at 11:30am (where the Mobilization for Global Justice feeder march will also be meeting) and look for a banner and black flags. Please bring your own flags, sturdy banners, clothes to blend in at the march, and other defensive items you might need to oppose the war and the system behind it!
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Commentary :: Organizing : Politics
Joint Statement against imperialist Democratic Party
17 Sep 2005
Modified: 07:36:11 PM
Joint Statement against the influence
within the antiwar movement
of the imperialist Democratic Party
and its numerous flunkies
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LOCAL News :: Education : Human Rights : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Somerville 5 case spotlights racist oppression
17 Sep 2005
The Somerville 5 are young Black men ranging from 15 to 18 years old. These students at Somerville High School went out on the night of April 20, 2005, to enjoy a carnival in Medford, Mass. But the night turned into one of horror that changed their lives forever. They reported that they were beaten, arrested and psychologically traumatized by Medford police and then charged with assaulting the cops.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics
The Incompetent American (or, the "Ugly American" on Steroids)
17 Sep 2005
Although some level of incompetence in government is universally expected, it started accelerating towards its pinnacle in the US after the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to install Bush in the presidency.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Environment
Open letter to the Peace Movement From Lloyd Hart.
17 Sep 2005
Humanity's Greatest Act of Inequality.
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News :: Education
Ms. Brigitte BARDOT letter to Serbia’s President, Boris Tadic
17 Sep 2005
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News :: Politics
Donna Brazile switches Teams
17 Sep 2005
Donna Brazile Al Gore's 2000 campaign head, caves into Bush and all the juicy federal moneys
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