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News :: Organizing
Esther Kaplan: On the Trail of the Christian Right
28 Feb 2005
<p>Esther Kaplan grew up in the only non-Christian family in her hometown of
King's Valley, Oregon. Her childhood was deeply intertwined with those of
Christian fundamentalists she played with and with whom her family socialized,
even as she was often considered an oddity who needed to be converted. Later
in life she was touched personally and then compelled into activity by the
AIDS epidemic, particularly disturbed by the hateful response of some of the
Christian Right who viewed AIDS as a just punishment from God against gays.
It is this intimate familiarity with both the people who make up much of the
base of the rapidly growing Christian Right in this country, as well as with
the human cost and suffering being inflicted by the political operatives leading
this movement, that Esther has approached the subject of the rising role Christian
fundamentalism in this country.</p>
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News :: Human Rights
28 Feb 2005
"Israel Orbach delivered a fiery eulogy, [*PROUDLY*] explaining that he had served in the same unit as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon[!!!] and Mossad chief Meir Dagan[!!!]."
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Special Screening: Johnny Got His Gun // Mar 2
28 Feb 2005
LPC Radical Film Night
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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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