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Commentary :: Human Rights
FEMA Designed to protect Gov. not You!
21 Sep 2005
Now New Orleans makes sense.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics
21th bulletin of the Basque Observatory of Human Rights
21 Sep 2005
The subjects we have included in this issue:
- Cutbacks on the right to demonstrate
- Conclusions on the Jarrai-Haika-Segi trial
- Two police forces 11 incommunicado detainees
- Behatokia addressed the UN Human Rights Sub-commission on the issue of antiterrorist measures and human rights
- Iñaki de Juana Chaos: arbitrary incarceration
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LOCAL Commentary :: Media
Sinking News Ships: It's Not the Rats Who Will Be Leaving
21 Sep 2005
Three big metro dailies are cutting back on staffing, in another cycle of less reporting, less news, fewer readers and lower profits. At this point, it almost doesn’t matter though—they’ve gotten so bad already.
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Commentary :: Organizing
Will we use the power we have on September 24?
21 Sep 2005
If nonviolent direct action is the most powerful tool we have to stop this war, what is the best time to exercise it? When a few hundred people surround the White House on September 26, or when a half-million (and more) people are in the streets September 24?
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Pay for Performance?
21 Sep 2005
The average U.S. CEO pay was $11.8 million last year, and the highest pay seems to go to the CEOs with the worst performances. Yet Americans' real median household income is stagnant.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Homeless protest for food in Brockton
22 Sep 2005
[article pulled down from center because it's a re-post from The Enterprise newspaper]

BROCKTON — Claiming city leaders and those aspiring to be city leaders are ignoring their needs, more than a dozen homeless people stood on Main Street Monday hoping to get noticed. "We're trying to get Gracie's and Strictly Sober reopened," said Robin Burns, 42, homeless since May 27.
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Commentary :: Environment
RFK, Jr. Blasts Big Oil & Bush-Cheney Gang
20 Sep 2005
The Bush-Cheney Gang gave the store away in the so-called “Energy Bill.” It granted $4 billion in tax breaks to Big Oil, despite the fact that ExxonMobil had profits of $24 billion last year! Now, environmentalists rallying in Washington, D.C., on 09/20/05, suspect that parts of the pristine Arctic Wildlife Refuge will soon be opened up to oil drilling. At the protest, RFK, Jr., labeled George Bush: “The worst environmental president in U.S. history!”
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Commentary :: Globalization : International : Media
Two responses to Chavez' supporters
20 Sep 2005
* Interventions in a debate on Venezuela and the government of Hugo Chavez. LASolidarity mailing list <LAsolidarity (at)> <>
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Commentary :: Globalization : International : Politics
From the XVI SYWF to the VI WSF: Chavez's shindig in Venezuela
20 Sep 2005
* From El Libertario, # 44 September-October 2005, voice of the Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas, exposing the show of international mega-ceremonies the Chavez regime uses to try and acquire revolutionary legitimacy by means of petro-dollars and verbosity.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
New Poster for Sep-24th Protest (Local Boston & National)
20 Sep 2005
poster_sept05.jpgNew Poster for the End the Occupation Protest
On September 24th 2005

(Local Boston & National)
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