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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
UJP events this week: Demand Immigrant Reform NOW!
12 Dec 2009
3 Events -
Demand Immigrant Inclusion in Health Care Reform
Rethinking Afghanistan
Vigil for Immigrant Reform
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Groucho Marx said - those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
12 Dec 2009
Phoney Blair said – these are my lies, and if you don’t like them…well, I have others.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Why was President Obama Gifted the Nobel Peace Prize?
12 Dec 2009
Ever since hectoring hegemons have existed, ever since oligarchs have existed wielding power from behind the scenes through their 'errand boys', ever since they discovered social engineering, and especially ever since Edward Bernays discovered and employed Public Relations which coincided approximately with the time that Nobel peace prizes started to be awarded, these accolades from the high and mighty serve the oligarchic agendas as needed.
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Commentary :: Politics
End the Fed? Or End the Market Economy?
12 Dec 2009
When Republican Congressman Ron Paul recently introduced legislation to audit the Federal Reserve, diverse sections of the political spectrum applauded. And rightfully so. The Fed’s role in the still-developing bank bailouts is one of utter secrecy; the total cost of which — as estimated by the bailout’s Special Inspector General, Neil Barofsky — could cost taxpayers $23.7 trillion. The fact that legislation needed to be introduced to raise the question of the whereabouts of these funds points to a larger breakdown in U.S. democracy.

Ron Paul’s legislative maneuver is consistent with his larger political philosophy, which he attributes to the Austrian school of economics.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Demonstration in Bilin
12 Dec 2009
http://www.bilin-ffj.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=222&Itemid=1

Today in Bilin Palestinian, Israeli, and International activists joined together for yet another non-violent protest against the apartheid wall and Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian land. Demonstrators of all ages holding signs and Palestinian flags marched to the apartheid fence (also referred to as a wall) where they were met with sound bombs and tear gas. Dozens suffered from severe tear gas inhalation.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
AIPAC charged
12 Dec 2009
With aiding terrorist settlers
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Israeli Occupation, Colonialism and Apartheid
11 Dec 2009
Israeli oppression continues
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Announcement :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Organizing
Connecting for Justice
11 Dec 2009
Have you resolved to do more for justice in 2010? Get started by connecting with like-minded progressives at SoJust's biggest event of the year, Connecting for Justice on January 28th, 6:00pm at Lir Irish Pub and Restaurant*!
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LOCAL News :: Education
Lessig Leaves LiveJournal Over Libel Policy
11 Dec 2009
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig has left LiveJournal's advisory board as he cannot support their refusal to remove libelous content.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Who remembers the screams of the babies?
11 Dec 2009
As Bush and Blair slaughtered them.
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