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Review :: Education
Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution, by Derrick Jensen
05 Aug 2004
A Review by Adam Fletcher, Director of The Freechild Project
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Announcement :: Organizing
CHAOS on BROADWAY: A Call to Action! NYC – RNC Protests
05 Aug 2004
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LOCAL Commentary :: DNC
Street Theater at the DNC
05 Aug 2004
During the week of the DNC, a women’s street theater group known as Dagger (part of The Theater Offensive) decided to raise our voices out on the streets, armed with a large multibreasted goddess puppet. We didn’t have a particular political affiliation or specific cause to protest. We were instead using interactive theater, puppetry, and more specifically the power of the breast as a symbol to draw attention to women’s issues that receive no attention from the political system or the corporate media.
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LOCAL News :: DNC : Environment
"Progressive Democrats of America" Emerge in Boston
05 Aug 2004
Far from the razor-wire capped protest prison in the shadow of the flag-bedecked Boston Fleet Center, progressive activists shared center stage with their Democratic Party champions before a crowd of 1,000 at the Roxbury Community College Gymnasium in Boston. The occasion was a founding conference for a new organization, the Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) which vows to build a sustained movement to transform the Democratic Party into a force for social justice and environmental sanity.
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News :: Human Rights
Human Rights Horrors in Haiti
04 Aug 2004
Mountains of evidence demonstrate the systematic persecution of Aristide and Lavalas supporters, contrary to media's silence. This is what the corporate media and imperial powers have given Haiti for its 200 year anniversary of independence from slavery.
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Announcement :: Organizing
04 Aug 2004
International call for solidarity.
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AIDS Activist adds another voice to the SHAC Campaign
04 Aug 2004
Peter Tatchell is a leading gay and human rights campaigner (in England). Peter Tatchell says that animal experiments have undermined HIV research and hindered new treatments. Here is an article he wrote for SHAC:
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ASPCA Joins International Animal Welfare Community in Condemning Mass Killing of Stray Dogs In Greece
04 Aug 2004
(New York, NY) – August 2, 2004 – The ASPCA is joining the international animal welfare community in condemning the deliberate and inhumane killing of thousands of homeless dogs in the city of Athens.
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News :: DNC
Happy Birthday Yasser!
04 Aug 2004
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat turned 75 Wednesday!
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LOCAL Commentary :: DNC : Organizing
Open Letter to NEasternU Journalist Who Got it Wrong
04 Aug 2004
A brief article appeared in the Northeastern University newspaper about the DNC protests. Surprisingly enough, factual information seemed to be conspicuously absent, so I wrote this letter in an attempt to set them straight. I don't know if they'll publish it or not, but I thought it might be of interest to others.
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