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News :: International
El Obispo predica la parábola del gatopardo
08 May 2008
Apenas a dos semanas de consumarse la victoria electoral del obispo Fernando Lugo en las elecciones presidenciales de Paraguay, la desilusión ha ganado los ánimos de la mayoría de sus votantes, sobre todo los adictos al Partido Liberal que con un renunciamiento histórico posibilitaron la alternancia en el poder político del país.
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 5/9/08 Listen Globally!
08 May 2008
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 :: Media
Two New Publications From Infoshop
08 May 2008
Infoshop.org and the Alternative Media Project are pleased to announce the availability of two new digital publications. The first issue of our
bi-monthly newsletter titled "Revolution" is available as a PDF file that can be read online or printed out.
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News :: War and Militarism
EVIDENCE OF COPS' CRIMINAL INTENT
08 May 2008
I continue my reports on the evidence of the low and violent mindset of police in the uSA; I gather some of my evidence from the cowardly and homicidal cops themselves.
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News :: Environment
Current Climate Lectures of Latest Research, Free Online
08 May 2008
Here are two lectures given at the Univ. of Washington about the current state of the climate by two researchers who have been gathering data for decades. I highly recommend these to everyone. They were both aired on DishNetwork Channel 9404 in the past week.
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Review :: Labor
Robert Reich's "Super-Capitalism: How the Economy Undermines Democracy"
07 May 2008
When everyone talks about stocks and consumption, what happens to social responsibility and public welfare? We suffer in a schizophrenia. The consumer in us opposes the worker in us. In the age of super-capitalism, businesses cannot act socially responsibly because they serve profit.
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Announcement :: Globalization
Convocatoria
07 May 2008
La gobernanza local participativa es posible y urgente; cada vez somos más los que compartimos estas convicciones y las últimas están proclamadas por las instituciones. Estamos dilapidando el potencial expuesto, en un contexto de crisis que pide, a gritos, alternativas. Dilapidamos, porque nos hemos encerrado en grupos, en egos –desengaños-, en la autocomplacencia o en la autocompasión.
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An Open Letter to White Progressives and Radicals
06 May 2008
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Police officers acquitted for killing a Black man...AGAIN?!
06 May 2008
An opinion piece on the racial discourse surrounding the aftermath of the acquittal of the NY police officers who shot (50 times) and killed unarmed Sean Bell on his wedding day.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education : Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman in JP on 5/16
06 May 2008
amy-aug2006.jpegIndependent media super-star, Amy Goodman, and her brother, independent journalist David Goodman, visit Boston on their 2008 tour for their new book “Standing up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times.” The co-authors will be sharing their experiences documenting grassroots movements for peace, justice and the environment all across the country. The book will be available for purchase at the event.

Friday, May 16th, 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:00pm, Seating on a first-come basis
www.jamaicaplainforum.org
The Jamaica Plain Forum
at First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist (across from the Monument)
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Tickets are $5 and all proceeds go to programming at the Jamaica Plain Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to community conversations. Tickets can be purchased at Rhythm and Muse bookstore in Jamaica Plain. Any left-over tickets will be available at the door.
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