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News :: Environment
Belgrade Zoo
15 May 2005
I am a concerned citizen asking for guidance on how to help the animals who reside at the Belgrade city zoo. Built in 1936, on six hectares of rocky fortress, this privately operated zoo is among the oldest in Europe. It is located in the Belgrade city center, on city property. It has approximately 2.000 animals of about 200 species. Many big animals are in very small cages. Many animals look distressed. They often show signs of "stereotypic behavior," such as pacing, head-bobbing, neck-twisting, bar-biting and sucking, coprophagia, over-grooming, and self-mutilation. Many animals have been born who are not in the zoo, including tigers, bears, and a hippo. What has become of them?
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News :: International
Walter Rodney: Revolutionary activist and historian
15 May 2005
Modified: 07:54:08 PM
“We must understand that we are still locked in struggle. And we are reaffirming our commitment to struggle, and we are saying we are ready to proceed. We are moving forward, we are not intimidated, we recognize the pressures, but we are far from bending under those pressures." -- Walter Rodney
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News :: Human Rights
Unrepent Criminal Gets Sainthood?
15 May 2005
When I was 7 years old I was anally raped in the men's bathroom of the Capitol Theater in Winnipeg, Manitoba by a Catholic priest. I was lured into this situation with the promise money. I came from the home of a hard-working single mom struggling to raise four children on her own and where of course we did not have a great deal money. So the promise of money was very attractive to my seven year old imagination. Little did I know what the cost to my life over the next several decades would come too.
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News :: Labor
The Wal-Mart Museum of Art
15 May 2005
Los Angeles artist, Mark Vallen, writes on his Art For A Change web log: "There is no better example of how politics is intertwined with art than the spectacle of an art museum being founded by a rapacious corporation well known for exporting US jobs overseas and profiting from foreign sweat shop labor."
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Announcement :: Organizing
Elections for Anarchist Funding Group
15 May 2005
The Freedonia Corporation is currently seeking volunteers who wish to stand for election to its Board of Directors for a one-year term starting in June, 2005.
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Commentary :: International
BTL:Space for Political, Cultural and Religious Expression Opening up in Cuba
15 May 2005
Interview with Joy Gordon, professor of philosophy at Fairfield University, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
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News :: Human Rights
Key Facts About the Terrible State of Human Rights in Zimbabwe Southern Africa
14 May 2005
Read About ZANU-PF and their manipulation of food aid.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Protest Sunday Framingham 3-5pm Al Nakba
14 May 2005
Modified: 11:24:41 PM
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LOCAL News :: Politics
Radio story: Boston Rejects White Revoltuion
14 May 2005
Full audio feature on the protest against the group -White Revolution- demonstrating in Boston.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Education : International : Politics : Race
Saving Obain: A case study
14 May 2005
Modified: 10:30:41 PM
A personal reflection by a Fenway High School student on the role that protest and civic action played in freeing local highschool teacher Attouoman Obain and allowing him to remain in the United States.
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