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Commentary :: Labor
Forget Compromising on Social Security; First Let's End Employer Theft of Workers' Pensions
28 Feb 2005
Compromise approaches to “saving” Social Security that involve voluntary private accounts on top of the current program are not going to help low-income workers. If Congress and the President really wanted to help protect low-income retirees, they’d end the legal theft of pension “vesting” so workers got pension contributions for every working day of their lives.
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LOCAL News :: GLBT/Queer
Anti-Queer Violence
28 Feb 2005
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News :: Human Rights
Anti-Syrian Protesters Fill Beirut Streets
28 Feb 2005
Thousands of Anti-Syrian Protesters Fill Beirut's Streets Ahead of Key Debate in Parliament
Feb. 28, 2005 - Defying a ban on protests, about 10,000 people demonstrated against Syrian interference in Lebanon on Monday, shortly before parliament was to debate a motion of confidence in the pro-Syrian government.
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News :: Human Rights
massacre in brazil:call to action 3/4/05
28 Feb 2005
There was a massacre during an eviction of a huge urban squatting encampment in Goiania, Brazil on Feb16th. Over 12,000 people were evicted. No one is sure how many killed and disappeared. The squatters have called for an international day of action this Friday, March 4th. Stand up and show your solidarity with the poorest people of the americas.

Consulate General of Brazil
The Stattler Building
20 Park Plaza, Suite 810
Boston, MA 02116

617-542-4000 tel.
617-542-4318 fax
E-mail: cgbos (at)
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Sign Petition- Save Social Security From Bush!
28 Feb 2005
Feel Free To Sign Petition To Save Social Security From Bush!
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News :: Education
11,000 US Soldiers Dead
28 Feb 2005
Karma the gift that keeps on giving...
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News :: International
27 Feb 2005
March and Rally Will Be Largest Held Near Fort Bragg Since Viet Nam War
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Holyoke fights privatization, City Council to vote Tu 3/1/05
27 Feb 2005
Holyoke residents packed a recent public hearing and overwhelmingly opposed privatization of the wastewater system with Aquarion, a company owned by UK multinational Kelda Group. Below is a letter from a Holyoke resident, responding to Aquarion's unsigned ad in the local paper.
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News :: Media
Media Omissions
27 Feb 2005
How accurate is the media? Haaahahahahahahahaaahahaahha oh sorry
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Commentary :: International
Expelling the Demons of the Opiate
27 Feb 2005
Thought provoking essay on human religions. Must read analysis. Do yourself a favor and read this important article as well as part one and two of the series. Spread far and wide!
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