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News :: Gender
Violence - An Open Letter from Black Women to SlutWalk Organizers
03 Oct 2011
We, the undersigned women of African descent and anti-violence advocates, activists, scholars, organizational and spiritual leaders wish to address the SlutWalk. First, we commend the organizers on their bold and vast mobilization to end the shaming and blaming of sexual assault victims for violence committed against them by other members of society. We are proud to be living in this moment in time where girls and boys have the opportunity to witness the acts of extraordinary women resisting oppression and challenging the myths that feed rape culture everywhere.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Philippine Airline workers intensify protest actions
03 Oct 2011
2011-philippines-pal-abandons-talks-union-palea.jpgThe Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) today asserted that Philippine Airlines (PAL) President Jaime Bautista’s announcement that they no longer acknowledge Gerry Rivera and Bong Palad as union officers exposes union busting as the real aim of outsourcing. “Truly a fish is caught by its mouth. Actually PAL is not just recognizing me and Palad as union officers but 62% of PALEA’s leadership and 70% of its membership who have been illegally lockout and terminated. Outsourcing thus is tantamount to union busting,” stated Gerry Rivera, PALEA president and vice chair of Partido ng Manggagawa (PM - Labor Party).
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Police State Justice Under Obama
03 Oct 2011
police state
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Videos and Pictures From the Honk! Parade
03 Oct 2011
100_0770.JPGThe Honk! Festival parade this year saw a festive collection of radical marching bands, street performers, and activist groups march through Somerville and Cambridge.

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Commentary :: Human Rights
Palestinian Freedom Later, Not Now
03 Oct 2011
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Announcement :: Education
Centrioles that are perpendicular to each other
03 Oct 2011
An interesting condition in the world of biology is the fact that the Centrioles inside the cell is Perpendicular to Each Other.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Abbas Feeling Heavy-Handed Pressure
02 Oct 2011
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Commentary :: Media
Congressional Anti-Internet Freedom Bills
02 Oct 2011
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News :: Human Rights : International : Race
Day in Solidarity with African People kickoff event in St Pete, FL!
01 Oct 2011
“Every dream, every poem of the white world was born at the expense of African and oppressed peoples! All of us should hate this relationship. A new world is being born through the resistance and the struggles of the oppressed. This is the trajectory for human progress.”

Chairman Omali Yeshitela electrified the audience with these words in St. Petersburg, FL on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the opening event of U.S.-wide campaign for a Day of Solidarity with African People.
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News :: Race
Pro-Nutter judge blocks Diop Olugbala name change on ballot; people's call-in to oppose decision
01 Oct 2011
Modified: 08:46:52 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia democratic party Judge James M. Lynn rejected independent mayoral candidate Diop Olugbala’s formal filing to change the name listed on the ballot from his birth name, Wali Rahman, to the name he is popularly known by, Diop Olugbala.
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