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News :: Technology
Lighting Analyst
17 May 2012
Modified: 06:26:19 PM
Seesmart leads lighting retrofit of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to reduce carbon footprint by 74 tons The Manhattan-based hospital commissioned Seesmart LED to retrofit nearly 700 fixtures with LED tube lights, resulting in immediate cost savings. LED lighting manufacturer Seesmart Technologies, Inc. (OTC: SEST.PK) announced today the completion of a retrofit project that replaced nearly 700 fixtures at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:"Climate Impacts Day" Connects Dots Between Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather
17 May 2012
Modified: 11:19:13 AM
Interview with Laura Bozzi, an organizer with Connecticut 350.org, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
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Announcement :: Labor
5/19 A night of Traditional & Radical Folk with George Mann and Rik Palieri (Sat)
17 May 2012
Two troubadours teaming up for a night of traditional and radical folk!

George Mann & Rik Palieri

Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 PM

at Encuentro 5

33 Harrison Ave., 5th Floor (elevator access)



Suggested donation $5 - $10

No one turned away for lack of funds!
Hosted by the Boston Branch, Industrial Workers of the World


A former union organizer, George Mann has toured for years and produced the “Hail to the Thief!” anti-Bush CD series featuring such great artists as Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips, Anne Feeney and Billy Bragg. He sings songs from the last century of labor and social activism and his own songs are powerful and funny takes on the state of the nation. He has also done much work with veterans and anti-war organizations, and his new CD is “Patience in These Times.” http://www.georgemann.org

“Totem Pole” Rik Palieri – a Modern Day Minstrel, traveling the globe, keeping our folk circle growing by singing songs old & new. Rik has eight CDs, and was recently featured on the Grammy Nominated “Singing Through The Hard Times, A Tribute to Utah Phillips.” He is also an author, TV host, and bookbinder. http://www.banjo.net
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Israel's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons
17 May 2012
Israel
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Syria and Iran in Focus
17 May 2012
anti-war
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Commentary :: International
The country that said no: Argentina’s path out of austerity
16 May 2012
Argentina’s government defaulted on odious debt and instead spent the money on investments and social services. Argentine workers took over their factories rather than let them be shut. That path was not an easy one, but Argentina’s economy was the Western Hemisphere’s fastest growing while wages rose and poverty declined.
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
A Remembrance Worthy Of The Day- A Memorial Day for Peace-Join The Smedley Butler Brigade-Veterans For Peace In Boston-May 28, 2012, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
16 May 2012
Memorial Day For Peace Event Sponsored by Smedley Butler VFP Chapter And Others .
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The Nakba: Before and After
16 May 2012
Israel
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Hunger Strike Aftermath
16 May 2012
Israel
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Interview :: Labor
The Loss of Respect of the Economic Elite is Enormous
15 May 2012
The embedding of the market and the economy in the civil society is the problem of the 21st century. Tax havens or shelters in Liechtenstein and Switzerland must be closed. The wealthiest 400 Americans have more wealth than 150 million people. Time for Plan B, alternative economics, reduced working hours, community centers, labor-intensive work and infrastructures.
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