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BURMA'S DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT CHEERS FEDERATED DEPT. STORES' BAN ON BURMA PRODUCTS
16 Aug 2002
(New York City) - Burmese-in-exile and advocates of human rights in Burma are applauding a decision by Federated Department Stores, the largest up-scale retailer in the U.S., to notify its suppliers that it will no longer stock products from the country of Burma.
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Caregivers rally for better staffing, authorize strike if necessary
16 Aug 2002
Caregivers and other employees of the Northampton Nursing Home held a rally Thursday to build public support for long-overdue improvements in the quality of care for their residents. The workers were joined by many community supporters at the spirited protest.
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Hans Bennett photoessay: REMEMBER AUGUST 8, 1978! FREE THE MOVE 9!!
16 Aug 2002
On the corner of Broad and Walnut in Center City, Philadelphia, August 10, 2002, more than 25 MOVE members and supporters (including several visiting from Spain) gathered for a demonstration to commemorate August 8, 1978. On this day, 24 years ago, more than 500 heavily armed police officers attacked MOVE headquarters in the Powelton Village neighborhood of West Philadelphia. When the MOVE family fled into the basement to avoid the attack, police countered by flooding them out and imprisoning the MOVE 9 for the murder of Police officer James Ramp.
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The SHORTWAVE REPORT 8/16/02 ˇListen Globally!
15 Aug 2002
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Germany, Netherlands, China, Spain, and Cuba.
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Religion and Revolution
12 Aug 2002
Modified: 15 Aug 2002
Issues surrounding religion have generated much debate on http://2changetheworld.info -- in the discussion over the Draft Programme of the Revolutionary Communist Party,USA.
Here are some excerpts from some of the themes under discussion: the role of religion in holding back liberation, how to criticize religion without seeming to attack the believers themselves, and whether some forms of religion can play a positive role in the revolution and in socialism.
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Donahue breaks "9-11 Conspiracy" story. TIME TO RAIS HELL ABOUT OTHER MEDIA NOT
15 Aug 2002
Modified: 07:01:50 PM
An excerpt from the Donahue interview with, Breitweiser, the widow of the 9-11 victim who is one of the 400 9-11 family members filing suit against Bush for allowing 9-11 to occur.
[USE WITH MEDIA HELLRAISING KIT!!]
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Media Monopoly Incites Coup Against Democracy
15 Aug 2002
Never even in Latin American history has the media been so directly involved in a political coup. Venezuela's 'hate media' controls 95% of the airwaves and has a near-monopoly over newsprint, and it played a major part in the failed attempt to overthrow the president, Hugo Chávez, in April.
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Selective Memri
13 Aug 2002
Modified: 15 Aug 2002
Israel's selective memri
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Northampton nursing home workers to rally for improved staffing
14 Aug 2002
Modified: 15 Aug 2002
Employees at the Northampton Nursing Home will picket on Thursday, August 15 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
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Veterans of Anti-Nuclear Weapons Movement Organize Opposition to...
15 Aug 2002
...Bush Nuke Policies. Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Jonathan Schell, author of "The Fate of the Earth."
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