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LOCAL Announcement :: International
Venezuela Speaks! Book Presentations - This week in Boston
27 Jan 2010
VenezuelaSpeaks.jpgWhile Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez continues to capture headlines, a much larger story involving a wider cast of characters has gone largely ignored. Venezuela Speaks!, published by PM Press, is a collection of interviews with activists and participants from across Venezuela’s social movements. From community media to land reform, cooperatives to communal councils, from the labor movement to the Afro-Venezuelan network, Venezuela Speaks! sheds light on the complex realities within the Bolivarian Revolution.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Haiti's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered
27 Jan 2010
technology can cause earthquakes
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News :: International
UK Pigs blown apart, Austrian pigs frozen, American pigs tasered, Australian pigs burned, Polish pigs murdered
27 Jan 2010
Living pigs were blown apart in Porton Down military lab in the UK.
They were frozen in snow at the Univ of Innsbruck in Austria.
They were tasered at the Univ of Wisconsin and by the Justice Dept.
They were burned at RMIT in Melbourne and the Dutch Burns Foundation.
They have been kept imprisoned and then butchered by the billions by Smithfield of the
US, Poland etc.
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News :: Globalization : International
Zhibin Gu: China stock market, yuan, outsourcing, and export vs global financial crisis
27 Jan 2010
How is rising Chinese economy affecting global finance, trade, and employment map? Get inside stories and analysis on all basic matters on global financial crisis and rising China.
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Commentary :: Politics
Can Obama reverse the silent coup d’etat in the US?
27 Jan 2010
The coup d’etat completed by the flawed Supreme Court ruling in the United Citizens v FEC case.
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News :: International
Russian Navy and Hugo Chavez say US tested Earthquake Weapon on Haiti and California
26 Jan 2010
US military may have new Superweapon
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Torture Never Stopped Under Obama
26 Jan 2010
What is Torture? It can be physical or psychological, quick or unhurried. It implies lasting trauma unbefitting a human. The U.N. defines torture as:

“ ...any act by which severe pain or suffering, physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him, or a third person, information or a confession…” (U.N. Convention Against Torture).

By this definition the U.S. continues to practice torture. Yes, Obama outlawed some especially shocking forms of torture — water boarding, for example — but other types of torture were not labeled “torture” and thus continue.
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News :: International
Currency Adjustment: Necessary, but is it Socialist?
26 Jan 2010
"Another—more economically democratic, and hence more socialist—measure would be to move away from the dilemma between state pricing and market pricing, towards prices that are negotiated cooperatively between consumers and producers, between communities and factories. Such a long-term project would represent a real move towards participatory or 21st century socialism."
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Review :: War and Militarism
The Role of Neoconservatives - and Israel's Right Wing - in the War in Iraq
26 Jan 2010
Review of the Transparent Cabal
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News :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights
5 Animal Rights Requests of Dollar General
26 Jan 2010
an end to meat promotion on website,
vegan alternatives, etc
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