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Commentary :: Environment
Mission to break up Pacific Island of rubbish twice the size of Texas
03 May 2009
Modified: 10:03:11 AM
Mission to break up Pacific Island of rubbish twice the size of Texas
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Announcement :: International
Join ISM's Summer Campaign in Palestine
02 May 2009
The International Solidarity Movement is issuing a call-out for internationals to volunteer as field activists and office workers in the West Bank, Gaza, and occupied East Jerusalem this summer.
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News :: Environment
Eleven Bridges For Transmission of Swine Flu and Other Pigs Diseases to Humans
02 May 2009
pig viruses can swim fly and walk
to human beings
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
All from our greatest little democratic ally in the Middle East
02 May 2009
And we still supply them?
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LOCAL News :: Media
Progressive talk radio now in Boston
01 May 2009
Progressive talk now on the air from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. every weeknight‏
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News :: Labor
For the Resumption of the Class Struggle!
01 May 2009
The capitalist crisis which has crashed down on society has already had and for a long time will have disastrous consequences for the lives of the masses, as every worker can see in his daily life or her work. The bourgeois economists themselves admit it: they do not know what the causes of the crisis are – satisfying themselves by blaming the greed of the bankers or excessive financial deregulation – and they do not know when it will end and give way to the long-awaited “economic recovery”. The current crisis is the crisis of the capitalist mode of production, incapable of stopping itself, forced to produce always more commodities, at a certain point it comes up against the limits of the market.
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Commentary :: International
The shame of Durban II/Western boycott and walkout at Ahmadinejad speech
01 May 2009
Not only the Western boycott of Durban II and the attitude on the Ahmadinejad speech lacks a fundamental respect for fundamental human rights, it is also hypocritical seeing in the light of her implicite support for the Israeli regime of occupation, letting Israel get away with human rights violations and war-crimes
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News :: Organizing
Stifling Pro-Israel Views at UC Berkeley
01 May 2009
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Commentary :: Labor
Obama and the Crisis of the U.S. Auto Industry
01 May 2009
Making sense of the recent developments in the automobile industry is a difficult process. If you look to the media or the government for answers, you’ll receive a long-winded description of behind-the-scenes deals between Obama and his advisers, their Wall Street friends (the bond holders — big banks and hedge funds), and lastly the United Auto Workers (U.A.W.).

It seems odd hearing the U.S. President combing over the business details of Chrysler: whether or not a merger with the Italian automaker Fiat will happen; whether or not the banks and hedge funds will be willing to relinquish enough of Chrysler’s debt; and whether or not labor will make major concessions.

To grasp this odd dynamic one must first understand the motive to “restructure” Chrysler. According to the Obama administration, because Chrysler has produced more cars than people are currently able to afford as a result of the recession, the company has to be turned “inside out.”
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LOCAL News :: Media
Autodeterminción Popular! (Nuevo! Nuestro Podcast-BAAM/MAB)
01 May 2009
Autodeterminción Popular!

Nuevo! Nuestro Podcast: Una perspectiva oral de noticias, ideas, y música!

Podcast #1: Cómo los Trabajadores Emigrantes ganaron la jornada de 8 horas
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