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Commentary :: Politics
The 2008 Elections and The Peace Movement
15 Feb 2008
Even if the Democrats win, the progressive peace movement needs to continue to “bear witness” to the crimes that our government, the CIA, and the Pentagonians are committing in foreign lands against people that have never harmed or attacked America.
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LOCAL Commentary :: International
How U.S. Government Can use NSA Spy-Wiretaps against Citizens in Court
14 Feb 2008
STOP! CONGRESS GIVING “RETROACTIVE IMMUNITY” to TELECOM INDUSTRY.

See Attorney General Ashcroft's intentions to use illegal-wiretaps against ordinary Citizens, going back decades: not only against potential terrorists.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
"THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK" - watch the film, stop the genocide
14 Feb 2008
“The Devil Came on Horseback” exposes the tragedy taking place in Darfur as seen through the eyes of an American witness, former Marine Captain Brian Steidle, who has since returned to the US to take action to stop it.

Free pizza and refreshments will be served at 6PM, courtesy of the Carr Center at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. The film will start promptly at 6:30PM.
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News :: International
The Shortwave Report 2/15/08 Listen Globally!
14 Feb 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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News :: Education : Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing
Cuban Students Denounce Manipulation
14 Feb 2008
p_13_02_2008.jpgStudents whose images were exploited by different foreign media to present them as a sign of rebellion against the Cuban government spoke during a video interview denouncing the manipulations that occurred and denying that they were arrested on Tuesday.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Is the "Mother of all Financial Crises" Imminent?
14 Feb 2008
A trade-weighted devaluation of the dollar of around 25 percent is necessary allowing the US currency to skid "gradually and orderly" against free-floating currencies. The IMF could establish a "substitution account" with "special drawing rights" to avert a disorderly dollar panic.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
The Republican Candidate
14 Feb 2008
In that already famous Super Tuesday, a day of the week when a number of States of the Union were selecting the candidate of their choice for the presidency of the United States from among a group of contenders, one of the likely candidates to replace George W. Bush was John McCain...
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News :: Globalization
68 Senators violated their oaths of office yesterday
14 Feb 2008
dhs is zions ss...deport all dual citizens with top secret clearance now...
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News :: Environment
How Green Is Bamboo-Based Clothing?
13 Feb 2008
Bamboo is no longer just a delicacy for pandas or a collectible for sinophiles.
The environmental movement is embracing bamboo — it's actually a type of gigantic grass with hollow, jointed, woody stems — as a raw material source for organic clothing.
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Commentary :: International
The Blockade on Gaza: Crime against humanity
13 Feb 2008
With the whole or partly blockade on Gaza, the Israeli authorities are guilty of crimes against humanity
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