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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Syria’s “Liberated” Future: Ethnic-Religious Cleansing and Genocide
06 Aug 2012
A fascinating shift has happened in the U.S. mainstream media: After a year of anti-Syria war propaganda and lies, glimmers of truth are making their way into the public’s view. This may be too little too late: the country is being torn at the seams into the nightmare of ethnic-religious cleansing and massacres.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Day of Infamy at General Assembly
05 Aug 2012
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Commentary :: Human Rights
World Bank Opposes Palestinian Sovereignty
05 Aug 2012
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News :: Education
Le logarithme paraphysique
04 Aug 2012
La normalité anormalité, anormalité de la normalité...
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Interview :: Environment
Economist Hans Christoph Binswanger and his views
04 Aug 2012
He has always been a maverick. In the seventies and eighties Hans Christoph Binswanger taught economics at the Swiss University of St. Gallen and became known as an ecologist and critic of uncontrolled growth.. Without growth there is no capitalism but with growth the risk offinance crashes increases. Capitalism has to be reformed so it will be less aggressive and less vulnerable for crisis.
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News :: Education : Globalization : Human Rights : International
Witness Venezuela’s Elections This October! (Oct. 1-9, 2012)
04 Aug 2012
This October, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela—and of the hemisphere. On October 7, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote and decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution through the reelection of President Hugo Chavez. This will be one of the most closely watched elections in the world for all that the Bolivarian Revolution represents.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Bazooka Economics
04 Aug 2012
class war
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Mad Dog Leaders Threaten Humanity
04 Aug 2012
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Commentary :: Labor : Media
Inequalities, Taxes, and More Inequalities
03 Aug 2012
Thanks to Occupy, most working people are well aware of the growing inequalities in wealth. But for those who lack the specifics, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich provides a useful overview:
“…the rich have been getting a larger and larger portion of total income. From 9 percent in 1980, the top 1 percent's take increased to 23.5 percent by 2007. CEOs who in the 1970s took home 40 times the compensation of average workers now rake in 350 times.” (“Confessions of a Class Warrior,” August 22, 2010).
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News :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
USA: Human Rights Activist Ordered to Six Months of Jail
03 Aug 2012
Modified: 03:11:01 PM
The case of Ed Frey is reminiscent of an earlier Santa Cruz case where Sandy Loranger did time in jail for feeding the homeless soup. When the judge offered her counseling instead of jail Sandy Loranger replied, "If feeding my fellow man is a crime, I am beyond rehabilitation."
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