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Commentary :: Environment
Barack Obama: Liar, Warlord and Corporate Shill
30 May 2010
another shameless public betrayal
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics
Cuba-Venezuela relationship: What can be said from an anarchist perspective?
30 May 2010
* This text appears in the June-July 2010 issue #59 of El Libertario, describing the position this voice of the Venezuelan anarchist movement takes regarding the close links between the governments of these two countries.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Recess for Justice
30 May 2010
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Commentary :: International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Notes on the May 10 elections in the Philippines
29 May 2010
noynoy-aquino.jpgTHE MAY 10, 2010 ELECTION has been bandied about as the cleanest and the most peaceful election since the restoration of this exercise after the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986. This is attributed to the computerized election which ensured the quick counting of votes so that there would be no sufficient time for any of the trapo (traditional politician) to cheat the votes.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Boston March for Immigration Reform
29 May 2010
When: Thursday, June 3, 2010, 3:30 pm
Where: State House • Beacon St & Park St • Grand Staircase • Boston
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Commentary :: Globalization
The European and U.S. Economies: Falling Dominoes
29 May 2010
Attempting to fix an unfixable problem can create new problems. Why is the global economy unfixable in the current context? For one, the cause of the depression is never mentioned in the mainstream media or politicians. And when a disease is misdiagnosed, a prescribed medication creates new afflictions.

Massive, bad debt is often cited as the cause of the global depression, but why this debt existed in the first place is never discussed. Quite simply, the debt was needed to buy the products of corporations that wages once consumed. Over time, corporations drove down wages to out-compete each other while driving up profits, creating the global “demand” for credit, which the banks are now demanding be paid back.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Israel's Specialty: Targeting Civilians
29 May 2010
how rogue states operate
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Announcement :: Human Rights
5/29: March Against SB1070 - Phoenix, Hate State
29 May 2010
A rally with live music and speeches will begin at 8 a.m., May 29, at Indian Steele Park (Corner of 3rd Street and Indian School Rd), Phoenix, AZ.

A 5-mile march will depart at 10:30 a.m. and arrive at the state capitol (1700 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ) at 1:30 p.m. for a second rally with live music and speeches.
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Commentary :: Environment
Massive Oil spill solution already exists
29 May 2010
There's a potential solution to the Gulf oil spill that neither BP, nor the federal government, nor anyone — save a couple intuitive engineers — seems willing to try. As The Politics Blog reported on Tuesday in an interview with former Shell Oil president John Hofmeister, the untapped solution involves using empty supertankers to suck the spill off the surface, treat and discharge the contaminated water, and either salvage or destroy the slick.
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News :: Human Rights
Rwanda arrests Ingabire's American lawyer Peter Erlinder in Kigali
28 May 2010
Rwandan Police have arrested Peter Erlinder, the American lawyer who traveled to Rwanda's capitol, Kigali, on Monday, May 23rd, to join the defense team of Rwandan presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza. Ingabire was released after being summoned to a Rwandan police station yesterday, much to the relief of her supporters, but this morning both she and the Rwanda News Agency (RNA) reported that Erlinder had been arrested and charged with "genocide ideology," a crime unique to Rwanda which Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and even the U.S. State Department have denounced as a tool of political repression.
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