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Commentary :: Globalization
Bogus Washington-Proposed Financial Reform
01 Apr 2010
banker, not people reform
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Commentary :: Labor
VIDEO: The crisis of neoliberalism
01 Apr 2010
Happy Fossil Fools Day! Confusing means and ends, part and whole, personal and public and real and imaginary are signs of hubris, not enlightenment. Without the social contract, we become wolves to one another and mistake corporate profits for community health.
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News :: Globalization : International : Labor
Zhibin Gu: race of the century: China vs India: outsourcing, tech, logitics, management, and politics amid global financial crisis
01 Apr 2010
India or China to lead the world in the 21st century? Both Asian giants are competing ahead for more wealth, jobs, market share, and management skills. What is the next?
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News :: Human Rights
Torture in America
01 Apr 2010
“The Stasi and Soviet secret police employed every imaginable form of brutality, physical and mental, to eradicate enemies of the state. The kidnapping of anti-communists operating in West Berlin was almost a weekly occurrence between 1945 and the early 1960’s. Guther Bush, a top official of the institute for all German affairs which kept track of communist human rights violations said that more than five hundred cases were being investigated by the Berlin police in spring of 1995. Many of the victims disappeared without a trace.”[1]

Contrary to popular belief, Gestapo’s or Secret Police are not phenomena of the past. Activists who dare to hold law enforcement accountable to democracy, freedom and basic human rights are being repressed and imprisoned here in Connecticut simply for refusing to accept violation and abuse from their own country men.
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News :: Education
Labor Leader Jack Gerson Endorses Stewart Alexander for California Governor
31 Mar 2010
Today, public education is being challenged by corporations that have an interest in taking control over public education. Stewart Alexander says he would agree that the educational system is flawed; however, “We cannot abandon education to the private sector, for-profit corporations. Corporations are concerned with the bottom line, increasing profits; this will result in having non-union teachers and workers and increase cost for the public sector.”
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News :: International
US Explicitly Opposes Palestinian Right to Self-Determination
31 Mar 2010
Modified: 06:02:20 PM
US Explicitly Opposes Palestinian Right to Self-Determination
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Depravity
31 Mar 2010
criminal depravity
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
Labor Notes or Bust! Boston to Detroit
31 Mar 2010
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News :: Globalization : International : Labor
Zhibin Gu: heart of China currency issue: outsourcing, export, jobs, tech and politics in post global financial crisis era
31 Mar 2010
Is weak Chinese yuan to blame for causing global financial crisis? What is really behind China's stock market, trade, outsourcing and politics in light of the next stage world wealth, employment and investment? Get challenging ideas.
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Announcement :: Education : Environment : Human Rights : Social Welfare
Institute Offers Online Courses for Citizens Wanting to Gain Skills in Creating a Better World
30 Mar 2010
A lot of people are passionate about creating a better world but lack the knowledge, tools and support to do so. More citizens are turning to workshops and online opportunities to help them connect with their deepest values and work for a humane world. One organization that offers help for activists wanting to gain skills in creating a better world is the Institute for Humane Education (IHE), which seeks to create a just, compassionate, sustainable world through training people to educate others about the pressing global issues of our time and through helping people become positive changemakers.
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