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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
May Day March & PARTY @ encuentro 5
29 Apr 2009
Come Out and Celebrate International Workers Day & the Triumph of the FMLN in El Salvador!

On May 1st let’s celebrate our collective, international, and proud history of struggle--in solidarity with working people in El Salvador and across the world!

All are encouraged to participate and table.
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News :: Environment
Pataxte,(Theobroma Bicolor):Real White Chocolate,Macademia Nut Of The Maya ?
29 Apr 2009
Pataxte habitat appears to have been marginalized on the Pacific coastal plain of Guatemala in the last decades of the 20th century by large scale agricultural mono-culture, especially cotton and sugar cane and cattle.Paradocically many cacao growers do not even have pataxte growing on their land and providing shade and soil protection and biological diversity as was once the tradition.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics
Venezuela: El Libertario warns of possible sentence to the 14 SIDOR workers
29 Apr 2009
* After taking part in a demonstration for lack of job security in 2006, 14 workers of contractor “Transportes Camila de SIDOR” could be sentenced to 5 to 10 years in jail.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
Community Church of Boston: May Sunday Forums
29 Apr 2009
A list of upcoming Sunday forums at the Community Church of Boston...
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Commentary :: Education : Politics : Social Welfare
The Nail In Our Economic Coffin
29 Apr 2009
Modified: 12:02:07 PM
We Americans commonly refer to our system of government as a "great experiment," but we rarely look at our economic system in the same light.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Socializing for Justice on Boston Common!
29 Apr 2009
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Commentary :: Labor
Primitive Accumulation
29 Apr 2009
The crisis calls for system alternatives and redistribution from top to bottom. Will the financial crisis encourage the transition to a new social order? A certain mix of good functioning markets and a strong welfare state leads to the best results.
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Commentary :: Labor
An Open Letter to Barack Obama: Repeal the Modern-Day Slave Law
28 Apr 2009
We call on you to provide the leadership necessary to repeal the modern-day slave law that has devastated the lives of so many working people in this country: the Employer Sanctions Provisions. We write on behalf of communities of citizen and immigrant workers who are organizing to improve our conditions. We have seen how even before the economic crisis came to a head, because of Employer Sanctions, conditions for working people in the U.S. had grown worse than ever.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Capitalism's Crisis and our Response: Walden Bello
27 Apr 2009
Walden Bello, sociologist, author and spokesperson of the Global South, delivered this speech at the Conference on the Global Crisis in Berlin, March 20-21, 2009.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Israeli Use of Palestinians As Human Shields
27 Apr 2009
another egregious international law violation
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