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Commentary :: Labor
On the Chopping Block: Federal Worker Pensions
20 May 2011
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 05/20/11 Listen Globally!
19 May 2011
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- HIGHEST QUALITY BROADCAST, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Japan, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Education
A la Mexicayotl
19 May 2011
Que diria Cuauhtèmoc
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Religious and Class Divisions Stoke Popular Uprising in Syria
19 May 2011
Interview with Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, conducted by Scott Harris
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Commentary :: Globalization
America's Student Loan Racket: Soaring Default Rates
19 May 2011
student loans
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Stealing Palestinian Land Dunam by Dunam
19 May 2011
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Commentary :: Gender
Hanna: An “Alternative” Movie Review (as more interesting and informative than your typical valedictorian speech).
18 May 2011
This review is not meant to give you all the typical facts and highlights of the movie. Standard movie reviewers have already presented their perspectives, the basic story line. Whereas this essay is meant to take more seriously what is really a rather stupid plot, but still within a beautiful movie and action packed piece of entertainment, and to speculate how it may fit “within” the too often vacuous audience culture that might watch it, as well as the movie industry that created it and critiqued it. And, granted, it is often presumptuous to interpret a work of art as something that can be criticized as more subjectively serious—but the idea of juxtaposing a fairy tale with CIA operatives is just too tempting to “not” deconstruct.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The International Criminal Court: An Imperial Tool
18 May 2011
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Commentary :: Human Rights
America's Appalling Human Rights Record
18 May 2011
human rights
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Commentary :: Labor
The Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide
17 May 2011
Obvious political truths are sometimes smothered by special interests. The cover-up of the Democrats’ national anti-union agenda is possible because the truth would cause enormous disturbances for the Democratic Party, some labor leaders, liberal organizations and, consequently, the larger political system.

Here is the short list of states that have Democratic governors where labor unions are undergoing severe attacks: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon, California, New York, Illinois, Washington, Hawaii, Minnesota, Maryland and New Hampshire. Other states with Democratic governors are attacking unions to a lesser degree.
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