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Independent Media and the Deceivable Majority
04 Aug 2002
What is independent media? I have learned that it is precisely as the phrase indicates, independent. But must this mean that in contrast to mainstream media, independent media should remain on the fringes, perpetually struggling, and never reaching the majority of people?
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Peace group warns IDF officers: We have evidence of war crimes
04 Aug 2002
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=193786&contrassID=2&subContrassID=1&sbSubContrassID=0

Gush Shalom, an Israeli peace organization, has in past months sent threatening letters to Israel Defense Forces officers who are on duty in the territories. The letters claim that the officers are guilty of offenses tantamount to war crimes. The officers have been warned in these letters that the movement is monitoring their actions, and that Gush Shalom intends to compile information against them which will be submitted to the International Criminal Court.
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Sharon's creation, Hamas strikes again
04 Aug 2002
At least nine people were killed and 38 were wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up on an Egged bus filled with soldiers which was travelling near the northern town of Safed a short time before 9 A.M. Sunday morning.
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Ex-Marines Against a New Iraq War (audio)
04 Aug 2002
Scott Ritter, former Marine and Weapons Inspector in Iraq and Jeff Paterson, former marine who refused to fight in the 1991 war against Iraq speak out against the current US Goverment war plans re: Iraq.
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Video On Political Prisoner David Gilbert To Air On Cambridge Cable TV
03 Aug 2002
Modified: 10:09:57 PM
A video interview with imprisoned 60s U.S. anti-war activist David Gilbert will be aired on Cambridge's Cable Access TV station during August, beginning tonight at 6:30 p.m.
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Direct Action Versus Electoralism
03 Aug 2002
Anarchists engage in direct action as opposed to voting. This anti-electoralism (or anti-parliamentarianism) may seem strange and even perverse to many. After all, virtually the whole left believes in the importance of voting. In the US, liberals and state socialists have voted for the Democrats with a steadfastness that is almost religious, even as the Democrats have steadily moved to the right. In Western Europe, they have voted consistently for the Socialist or Labor Parties (social democrats), or Communist Parties, or, more recently, ex-Communist Parties.
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Caterpillar Corporation: Complicit in war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza.
02 Aug 2002
On June 24, the SUSTAIN Campaign, Free Palestine Alliance, and the Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine sent a letter to the Caterpillar Corporation calling for a halt of all equipment sales to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). To date, Caterpillar has not responded. A international campaign to expose Caterpillar's complicity in Israel's war crimes and pressure the Peoria, Illinois based equipment manufacturer to stop all sales to the IDF is now underway.
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International Day for Peace/Human Rights
02 Aug 2002
proposal of day for awareness, protest, etc. regarding conflict and human rights violations throughout the world....
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ISRAELI ARMY BLINDFOLDS AND DETAINS CHILDREN
02 Aug 2002
These actions contravene the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Geneva Convention, which forbid the arbitrary detention of children and their use as instruments of war.
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A CALL TO ACTION AGAINST FASCISM
02 Aug 2002
A call to action against neo-fascist, white power rally on august 24th at the capital b uilding in washington dc
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