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News :: Environment
NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State-Disputes, 41 pp
09 May 2015
On, Richard Trumka warns that TTIP is a crisis for democracy and the constitutional state. A parallel private arbitration system is marked by "secret tribunals" where only foreign investors can sue. Labor and environmental regulations could be chilled or repealed when the "human right to profit" is violated. Public interest legislation could be called a "taking" or "indirect expropriation" as in Philip Morris' suit against Australia and Uruguay.
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News :: Police and Prisons
Videos, Lawsuits Will Hopefully End Unjustified Police Killings And Beatings
09 May 2015
Violence is not increasing, but the awareness of the violence, through video cams, cellphones, and social media is increasing.
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News :: Gender : Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics
PHILIPPINES: Young progressives take the helm of Akbayan party leadership
09 May 2015
2015_Rafaela_David_Akbayan.pngAkbayan once again proves that progressive politics cuts across generations. With great pride, Akbayan members elected a significant number of young progressive activists to the Party Leadership at the recently concluded 6th Regular National Congress last 23-25th of April.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
08 May 2015
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News :: Globalization
Ballade électorale
08 May 2015
De l'illusion électoraliste...
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News :: Environment : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : War and Militarism
The Shortwave Report 05/08/15 Listen Globally!
07 May 2015
Modified: 08:13:54 PM
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.
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News :: Radical Culture : Social Welfare
Univ of Wisconsin: Cancel The Unethical Torture and Killing of Baby Monkeys!
07 May 2015
The University of Wisconsin is secretly torturing baby monkeys in 'terror' research. The monkeys are scheduled to die. The unviersity has tasered pigs in brutal 'science' funded by the US Justice Department and has for many years been a primate torture Bastille. It is helping keep Americans fat with its corrupt relationship to Wisconsin's dairy farmers.
The summary is written by a supporter of Dr Ruth Decker
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News :: Environment
Four Cow Killing States Experience Violent Tornadoes
07 May 2015
The link between animal agriculture and violent weather patterns has long been established in studies.
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Interview :: Social Welfare
Wealth is not a Private Affair
07 May 2015
The US faces a revenue- and a war-spending crisis. The top tax rate was over 70% from 1938 to 1982; corporations stash trillions in tax havens. Alternative economics emphasizes profit maximizing is different than profit-making. Profits explode, not investments.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Defend Immigrant Rights Campaign Launch - Thur May 7 11am Noon - State House 24 Beacon St
06 May 2015
The MA Safe Driving Coalition and MA Trust Act Coalition unite to advocate for better public policies in our state.
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