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LOCAL News :: Globalization
Barter Is Patriotic
09 Oct 2009
"The story of American money, which occupies a period of about three centuries, began when the early settlers in New England carried on their fur trade with the indians through the use of wampum, which had been fashioned from mussel shells in the form of beads. Beaver skins, wampum, and in Virginia, tobacco, soon became the common accepted media of exchange for all other available commodities. The immigrants, in fact, had little use for coined money at first, but when traders arrived from foreign lands, coins were usually demanded in payment for goods."

Opening Statement of the book "A Guidebook of United States Coins"
17th Edition, 1964 by R.S. Yeoman
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Commentary :: Labor
Sweatshop Conditions in US Cities
09 Oct 2009
vicious labor exploitation
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Report Finds 13 Million Babies are Born Prematurely Worldwide; 1 Million Die
09 Oct 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Congress has Opportunity to Revise Patriot Act and Restore Civil Liberties Protections
09 Oct 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights
Israelis Nazis attack photographer Abed hashalmoun
09 Oct 2009
Who was trying to cover the olive harvest on West Bank.
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News :: Human Rights : Organizing : War and Militarism
Rochester Funk the War Attacked by Police
08 Oct 2009
A Funk the War march in Rochester, NY was attacked by police without warning. Two were injured and twelve arrested.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Thoughts on alcohol & Marijuana
08 Oct 2009
Modified: 08:56:18 PM
Thoughts on alcohol & Marijuana
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 10/09/09 Listen Globally!
08 Oct 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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Announcement :: Globalization
Lula rethinks his succession
08 Oct 2009
All those individuals and companies that today invest in government securities, taking advantage of high interest rates set by COPOM, can redirect their resources to also profitable and secure financing of the myriad of infrastructure works that the country has demanded for decades, as those international companies engaged in oil exploration can continue to do so, under a new set of laws that guarantee the interests of Brazilian population and the preponderance of a Petrobras with less shares at the New York Stock Exchange and more shares under direct control of the Brazilian national state.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
AAPER March on Saturday
08 Oct 2009
Modified: 10:53:12 AM
Anyone else going to this March
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