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News :: DNC
"Anything they'd ask you, you'd have to lie"
07 Jun 2004
On May 17, 2001, Enron Chairman Ken Lay held a secret meeting in Beverly Hills for VIPs (including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Milken) to lobby the Calif Legislature to protect deregulation. That same day the Bush/Cheney administration unveiled their national energy policy which adopted seven of Ken Lay's "suggestions."
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Electrical Workers Union Zaps Convention Plans
07 Jun 2004
Electrical Workers Union Zaps Convention Plans Union Sides With Police Union, Puts Pressure On Mayor
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Announcement :: International
07 Jun 2004

Ex-US Marine/Gulf War Veteran & Founder of the Human Shield Action to Iraq Ken O’Keefe announces ‘P10K FORCE’ plan to Mobilize 10,000 International Observers from Western Nations to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) - Launching September 11, 2004.
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Commentary ::
Photoshop for Democracy
07 Jun 2004
New and old media groups are using parody and Adobe Photoshop to mobilize young voters for the 2004 elections. Their message? "Let's have a good laugh at the powers that be, and let's work together to make America a better place."
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News :: Human Rights : Organizing
European Activists Need Your Help!
07 Jun 2004
As you may or may not know, petitions and
demonstrations in Europe are still
effective tactics for influencing government
policies and decisions. For example, this year in
France, the
governement did not go through with two major
decisions: one
concerning unemployement payement and the other
to cut research funding - just because of
demonstrations and petitions. So please read the
following appeal, and if you feel like it, sign
referenced petition. By helping to make it more
and international, you will help it to be more
Since 1981, 150 former Italian Activists have been legally residing in France. Some of them are now being unfairly threatened with extradition to Italy where they would immediately be sent to prison. Sign a petition to let them reside in France!
Around 150 former Italian activists, condemned in Italy for actions linked with the political and social upheaval of the 1970s, have emigrated to France. Since 1981, they have been legally residing there on the promise made by the former French President Francois Mitterrand. He promised that they would always have safe refuge there so long as they renounced their past political activities, did not go underground, and did not involve themselves in politics. Some of them are now being unfairly threatened with extradition to Italy where they would immediately be sent to prison.
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LOCAL News ::
Coming to a town near you.. the draft!
06 Jun 2004
Draft dilemma

They are going to reintroduce the draft in the US. But it's such a vote loser, no one wants to mention it
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Jeff "Free" Luers Solidarity Event
06 Jun 2004
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Commentary ::
The Reagan Legacy
06 Jun 2004
Usually, I am very reluctant to criticize the dead. However, since the corporate media seem so fervent in their desire to glorify Ronald Reagan and will probably do so for weeks, if not months, I think an alternative perspective is only fair.
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News :: DNC
06 Jun 2004
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:The Life of Peace, Social Justice Activist Dave Dellinger
06 Jun 2004
Modified: 06:55:32 AM
Remembered Interview with Leonard Weinglass, human rights attorney, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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