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News :: Globalization
G20 UPDATE: Street Battles in Pittsburgh
24 Sep 2009
An unpermitted march called by the Pittsburgh G20 Resistance Project yesterday developed into a series of clashes with police across the city. The march began in Arsenal Park at about 2:45 PM with between 500 and 2,000 people, depending on whose estimate one believes.
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 09/25/09 Listen Globally!
24 Sep 2009
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Globalization
G20 UPDATE: Unpermitted March Underway, Being Attacked by Cops
24 Sep 2009
An unpermitted march called by the Pittsburgh G20 Resistance Project is being blocked by police in the area of 37th and Pennsylvania. Tear gas and acoustic weapons have reportedly been deployed
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Today your freedom is being signed away
24 Sep 2009
Modified: 02:01:16 PM
Today at the UN in New York States are signing a treaty which by its exclusion of core obligations and the right to development will allow States to create a people more dependent on the State and the Corporations as well as discriminate against the poor. Many States (and Obama) are following such policies.
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Commentary :: Politics
The Ju-Ju man said “Blaa – blaaa – blah”.
24 Sep 2009
And that’s all we got.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : Organizing : Race
Scavenger Hunt for Justice
23 Sep 2009
Join SoJust for Scavenger Hunt for Justice* on Saturday, October 3rd. The search is on with a fun-filled list of historic, cultural and quirky items to locate (and photograph) in one of Boston's most famous neighborhoods - the North End. Meet at Four Winds Bar & Grill at 2pm - which is also where we'll end up for dinner at 5pm.
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Commentary :: Globalization
The First Shots of the Trade War
23 Sep 2009
With the G-20 summit approaching, cheerful talk of “international cooperation” fills the White House press-room. These comments carry with them the implication that “free trade” is integral to “cooperation,” a fact made explicit in the last meeting of the G-20. There, in the name of “united action,” world leaders agreed not to install any new protectionist measures. Since then, protectionist measures have flourished. Instead of global cooperation we have its opposite: international tensions are on the rise as trade disputes sharpen.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
How Israel Targets and Suppresses Opposition to Its Annexation Wall
23 Sep 2009
Israel attacks non-violent demonstrators
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Our Military Budget: Does More Make Us Safe?
23 Sep 2009
Twenty years ago, a miracle happened when the Cold War ended peacefully. We were handed the chance to walk away from the nuclear nightmare and redirect billions of Cold War dollars to neglected needs at home.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Filipino workers say "Never Again"
22 Sep 2009
Philippines-Workers-Protest.jpgWorkers belonging to the Coalition Against Contractualization (KONTRA) today marched to Mendiola to mark the anniversary of the signing of Proclamation 1081 that imposed Martial Law 37 years ago and to reaffirm their vows to never again let the country slip into darkness.
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