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Commentary :: International
World Bank and IMF Policies Caused Food Crisis
13 May 2008
The IMF changed its economic direction and took a market radical neoliberal economic course at the beginning of the 1980s with the rise of monetarism. Hunger in the world can only be overcome with long-term sustainable strategies, not with the short-term horizon of Wall Street.
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Commentary :: Media
Many candidates, corporate media obscures U.S. presidential politics
13 May 2008
Third political parties do not compete on a level playing field in U.S. politics; the corporate media will spend more money in one day, promoting the campaigns of Senators John McCain, Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton, than the amount of money third political parties will spend in one year to promote their candidates, combined. While third party candidates are spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on flyers and brochures, big corporations are spending millions to keep the names of their candidates in the public’s view.
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News :: International
Q & A: Iran's only Jewish member of Parliament
12 May 2008
Interview on politics and life in Iran's Jewish community.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : Politics : War and Militarism
The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus
12 May 2008
Booklet Announcement: The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus

From its title page:
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LOCAL News :: Education : Environment : Organizing : Politics : Technology
Chris Carlsson presents Nowtopia
12 May 2008
Outlaw bicycling, urban permaculture, biofuels, free software, even the Burning Man festival, are windows into a scarcely visible social transformation that challenges politics as we know it. As capitalism continues its inexorable push to corral every square inch of the globe into its logic of money and markets, new practices are emerging that are redefining politics. In myriad ways, people are taking back their time and technological know-how from the market and in small under-the-radar ways, are making life better right now. In doing so, they hope to set the foundation--technically and socially--for a genuine movement of liberation from market life.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Disturbing Stirrings - Ratcheting Up For War on Iran
12 May 2008
Worrisome signs resurfacing.
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Announcement :: Education : Environment : Organizing
Come to the Spring Maine EF! Rendezvous May 23-26
12 May 2008
The Maine-iacs are hosting a Northeast Regional Rendezvous and we want you there!
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
911 Truth's Failed Trajectory - Thanks to CIA/FBI Infiltration!
11 May 2008
Take 2 6 ton jet engines and rocket them at 500 miles at the Pentagon's exterior and you're definitely going to get not only indentations but 2 big,deep holes too! Obviously whatever hit the Pentagon was not a Jetliner with a 6 ton engine on either wing!
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LOCAL Commentary :: War and Militarism
Conscientious Objector Status—Who Should Decide?
11 May 2008
It is a fallacious and legalistic straw man ploy for any society or organization (such as the Department of Defense) to arrogate, as definition, that an individual must oppose “all” war on religious or ethical grounds to be considered a “conscientious objector”. Simply to be “conscientious” means to act from one’s “own” conscience—not from the collective hearsay of any particular group or on legalistic grounds of some corporate presumption. The individual conscience is the moral compass of conscientious authority.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
COPS USE INTERNET FORUM TO SPREAD LIES
11 May 2008
This report further documents the illegal use of the internet by cops to threaten, harass, and slander their Targets on the cop forum.
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