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Commentary :: Politics
Populist Venezuelan President Triumphs Over Opponents in Apr.15 Recall Election
21 Aug 2004
Interview with Gregory Wilpert, sociologist and journalist living in Caracas, conducted by Scott Harris
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News :: Environment
In the Spirit of Walt Contreras Sheasby
21 Aug 2004
Walt Contreras Sheasby, an outstanding Red/Green activist and theorist, died. His life was tragically cut short by the West Nile virus. Here is a bibliography of recent works (both theoretical inquiries and occasional polemics) by Walt. Read them and learn from him.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Does Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence have validity and utility in our time?
21 Aug 2004
In beginning to attempt to answer the question as to whether Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence has validity and utility our situation we first have to change the assumption in the question. The challenge we must first ask, is to whether Gandhi’s approach to social change was indeed non-violent.
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Announcement :: DNC : Organizing
DNC2RNC Arrival March Call to Action
21 Aug 2004
Please come join the DNC2RNC as they arrive in Manhattan on August 26th!
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News :: Labor
21 Aug 2004
Yesterday (KST) during a struggle propaganda tour it cames to clashes between from the construction mafia hired gangsters and protesters.
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Commentary :: Politics
Boo!SSH scares me, astute essays hinting at OtherWorlds, OtherWays
20 Aug 2004
"True sanity entails in one way or another the dissolution of the normal ego, that false self competently adjusted to our alienated social reality...and through this death a rebirth, the ego now being the servant of the divine, no longer its betrayer." —R. D. Laing- Ronnie Laing's profound dictum leaves us with many poignant questions regarding the true nature of the psychic lives of so-called ordinary Americans and our ability to function in this corrupt and crumbling empire. In short, IS IT SANE TO BE ABLE TO ADAPT TO AN INSANE CULTURE?
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News :: Organizing
The new Rome and the RNC
20 Aug 2004

Have you read the 9/11 Commission Report? The one that John Kerry says should
be adopted in toto by the Congress? The one that George W. Bush also
applauds and supports (with a few amendments)?

The report states that "threats [to the U.S.] are defined more by the
fault lines within societies than by the territorial boundaries between them..
In this sense, 9/11 has taught us that terrorism against American interests
`over there' should be regarded just as we regard terrorism against America
`over here.'" And then they conclude: "In this same sense, the
American homeland is the planet."(p. 362)

Wait a minute--did they really just come right out and say that? Yeah, they
did. Read it over one more time. And think about it: "the American homeland
is the planet."

A few years back, a lot of people looked at what Bush was doing and said
"I don't want to live in a new Rome." According to the 9/11

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Call for a Militant Contingent at the March for Women’s Lives at the RNC
20 Aug 2004
Call for a Militant Contingent at the March for Women’s Lives at the RNC
August 28th, 2004 - 11AM
Cadman Plaza - Brooklyn, NY
Look for the "Pro-Choice By Any Means Necessary" banner
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News :: Human Rights
IRAQ: White coats smeared with blood...
20 Aug 2004
Doctors working for the United States military in Iraq, collaborated with interrogators in the abuse of detainees at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison: Whatever happened to the Oath of Hippocrates ?
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Commentary ::
Dog-killing not so civilized
20 Aug 2004
The traditional method of dealing with pet overpopulation in Greece is to implement mass poisoning.
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