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LOCAL News :: Politics
Military Recruiters Descend on City Hall Plaza 6/13, 14
13 Jun 2005
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
Emergency Demo: Blackhawks on the Cambridge Commons
13 Jun 2005
[originally posted by Boston Mobilization]

This Tuesday, the Army and National Guard will try to solve their recruiting crisis -- in Cambridge. They are bringing military bands and honor guards, a parachute jump team, Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans, Recruiting and Retention's Super HumVee, and a UH-60 "Blackhawk" Helicopter to the Cambridge Common for the 230th birthday of the army. Join us (an ad hoc group from United for Justice with Peace) to say: -we're not enlisting in this war -let's really support our troops -bring them home NOW. We're gathering at 11 Garden Street, in front of a church opposite Cambridge Common, starting at 10:30. Show up when you can and stay as long as you can; we'll be there till 1. We will have flyers, props, and signs; bring your own sign if you want.
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LOCAL News :: Technology
Navy propaganda @ City Hall today
13 Jun 2005
Navy Flight simulator outside city hall
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Student/Farmworker Alliance: Summer Encuentro & Call for Donations
13 Jun 2005
Join students and youth from around the country for a week of skill shares, reflection, community-building, trainings, and a two-day national strategy session as we plan for the next phase of youth activism after the historic and precedent-setting victory of the Taco Bell boycott. The Encuentro will take place in Immokalee, FL, from August 1-7.
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Announcement :: Globalization
Undercurrents Video Activist Festival
13 Jun 2005
BEyONdTV festival seeks film enteries!!
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Commentary :: Race
Art of War: Gun Violence in America
13 Jun 2005
600,000 Americans are victimized in handgun crimes each year. In 2002, there were 30,242 gun deaths in the U.S:
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Talk and Video about Bush Stealing the Election and 9/11 Cover-up
13 Jun 2005
Talk and Video about Bush Stealing the Election and 9/11 Cover-up
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
630 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, Massachusetts
Friday, June 17 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission: Free
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News :: Media
Lying and bullshitting the same thing
12 Jun 2005
liar.jpgSo now I suppose that takes liars off the hook. Or does it? I wonder how he managed to separate the two? Did he get a knife and cut a turd in half? Then paint one half a different colour and call it something else? Oh! He's not bullshitting he's just lying. Thank God for that!
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News :: International
Action alert: Ask C-SPAN to carry Thursday's Conyers' DSM Hearings
12 Jun 2005
John Conyers' Hearings on the Downing Street Memo, with members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, will occur this Thursday at 2pm ET. Please contact C-SPAN and ask them to carry the hearings live.
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Commentary :: Media
Snowed: US (Corporate) Media Ignore climate change
12 Jun 2005
author: Ross Gelbspan / Mother Jones
Jun 11, 2005 12:05

Though global climate change is breaking out all around us, the U.S. news media has remained silent. Not because climate change is a bad story-to the contrary: Conflict is the lifeblood of journalism, and the climate issue is riven with conflict.
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