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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Social Welfare : Technology
PHILIPPINES: High price of electricity is anti-women, anti-poor
11 Sep 2011
11-October-2011-power-off-FDC-Philippines-protest.jpgMANILA, Philippines – In a society where women are mostly in-charge of managing the household budget, higher electricity rates mean additional burdens and deeper indebtedness for Filipino women, especially those who already find it hard to make ends meet.
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Commentary :: Media
What Passes for Journalism and Opinion in America
11 Sep 2011
media
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Another Century of War
11 Sep 2011
anti-war
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Commentary :: International
Riots in England/Uprising of the unheard
10 Sep 2011
In contrary with the mainstream media and the British politicians, the 2011 riots in England are no ''mindless violence'', but a clear protest against the years of social injustice and racist police violence
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Commentary :: Labor
Workers and Environmentalists Unite!
10 Sep 2011
When there are zero jobs available, any job will do. This fact has been exploited by corporations now re-labeling themselves "job creators,” since being a job creator in a time of depression brings a religious status similar to a rain god during a drought. Democrats and Republicans have lavished eternal praise on the "job creators” and in consequence have created a political atmosphere that is rabidly pro-corporate "job creators" and anti-everything else.

In practice this means that ANY new law or regulation that hinders the power or profits of "job creating" corporations is instantly attacked as a "job killer.” This type of logic is good for bumper stickers and Tea Parties but bad for those who suffer under the giant power of corporations, including working people, the unemployed, the self-employed, and the environment.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Ten Years After 9/11, Time to End Perpetual War
10 Sep 2011
Peace and resistance are part of our nature as antibodies are part of our bodies. Education is the great transformer (JK Galbraith). Diversity, tolerance and nonviolence are imperatives threatened by the warrior cult.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Mother of 9/11 Victim Transforms her Grief into Universal Prayer for Peace and Love
10 Sep 2011
Modified: 09:19:43 AM
Interview with Anne McGrath Mulderry, steering group member of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, conducted by Scott Harris
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Commentary :: Globalization
Obama Style Stimulus
10 Sep 2011
economy
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Palestinian Statehood: Now's the Time
10 Sep 2011
Palestine
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Announcement :: Education : Environment
Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference - October 20th-23th 2011
09 Sep 2011
Modified: 02:39:21 PM
The APIEL conference unites individuals working for environmental justice
throughout Appalachia for a weekend of workshops addressing ecological
problems, as well as the underlying policies that enable these issues to occur.
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