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Announcement ::
DEFEND RAFAH! NO MORE NAKBAHS!
27 May 2004
This announcement is about an emergency demonstration taking place in support of Palestine and the Rafah inhabitants currently under "Israeli" siege.
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News ::
Why Iraq The Global Ambitions Behind the U.S. war on Iraq
27 May 2004
They said the war was for Weapons of Mass Destruction. But there were none.

They said the war was about terrorism--but no ties to al-Qaida were ever found.

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SHOOT TO KILL ORDER AT THE G8 IN GEORGIA
27 May 2004
Pacifica News and the AP have recently announced changed in police tactics at protest events. This could possibly include the use of LETHAL FORCE at the G8 in Georgia this summer.
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News :: Human Rights
Motion to enforce filed in Peltier's lawsuit against editor Paul DeMain
26 May 2004
In a lawsuit filed over one year ago, a motion to enforce a settlement agreement was filed today with the Eighth U.S. District Court of Claims in Minneapolis, Minnesota, between Native American activist and political prisoner Leonard Peltier and Paul DeMain, editor of News From Indian Country.
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Commentary ::
a documentary noone will ever see
26 May 2004
Orwell Rolls In His Grave is an excellent film that, unfortunately, nobody will ever get to see. This independent documentary, directed by Robert Kane Pappas, takes a deeply disturbing look at how mass media in the United States is controlled by only a handful of large corporations. The movie's premise is that these large corporations have one goal: to get larger and control the system that reports the news.
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Announcement :: Politics
new Mickey Z. book: "A Gigantic Mistake"
26 May 2004
spread the word...
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The Empire of Ignorance, Hypocrisy and Obedience
26 May 2004
Modified: 08:50:01 PM
Article by the author of The Empire of Ignorance, Hypocrisy and Obedience, first published on CommonDreams and in Australia's largest newspapers.
The American people didn't know its troops abused prisoners in Iraqi jails. Ignorance. Officials who knew pretend they didn't know. Hypocrisy. The parents of soldiers say their kids were forced to follow orders. Obedience. Read on...
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News :: Environment
Million Person Campaign Launched for Sustainable Energy
26 May 2004
Talk Energy (www.talkenergy.com)- is a new online community that specializes in sustainable energy. Its unique online software allows people from around the globe to participate in conversations regarding sustainable energy. Yesterday Talk Energy launched its “Million Person Campaign” with a goal of having one million people talking about energy. When Talk Energy achieves its goal, one member will win a $50,000 home energy renovation. www.talkenergy.com
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Commentary ::
Amnesty International reveals pattern of torture in Iraq
26 May 2004
One punishment involved 14 handcuffed, naked male inmates -- when told to open their legs they were beaten upwards, from behind, until they fell on the floor. The American personnel repeated this abuse specifically to injure the prisoner's genital organs.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
UPDATE: The Lafayette Eight
26 May 2004
The six adult defendants appeared before the Cambridge District Court this morning for their pretrial hearing. Nothing truly vital came out of the situation, as they have now been given a new court date of June 24th.
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