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News :: Globalization
blackwater now a private CIA
03 Aug 2008
"Answering a question about his approach to combatting crime, John
McCain suggested that military strategies currently employed by US
troops in Iraq could be applied to high crime neighborhoods here in
the US. McCain called them tactics 'somewhat like we use in the
military...You go into neighborhoods, you clamp down, you provide a
secure environment for the people that live there, and you make sure
that the known criminals are kept under control. And you provide them
with a stable environment and then they cooperate with law
enforcement.' The way he described it, his approach sounded an awful
lot like the surge. As part of his argument, McCain praised the
crime-fighting efforts of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.....
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News :: War and Militarism
Anthrax Attacks -- Assassin Nation
03 Aug 2008
Captain Eric H. May, the military-political writer, examines the anthrax attacks of 2001 and the Friday announcement by the FBI that the real culprit was a suicide scientist. He argues that believing the official story this time is tantamount to believing in Santa Claus!
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News :: War and Militarism
Pentagon notifies Congress of over $9bn Iraq arms sales request
03 Aug 2008
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Friday it has notified Congress of proposed military sales to Iraq valued at more than nine billion dollars, including helicopters, tanks and armoured vehicles.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
WTC Demolition?
02 Aug 2008
Who is "Gretavo Verdadero"?
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Now We Know: The Anthrax Attacks Were an Inside Job
02 Aug 2008
Bush moves to clean up before he leaves office.
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Commentary :: Labor
Stalinist Spanish Civil War Artwork Vandalized in San Francisco
01 Aug 2008
Propaganda of the deed to commemorate the beginning of the Spanish Civil War...
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Commentary :: Globalization
01 Aug 2008
Most had already pronounced it dead, and were surprised to learn that the WTO had meet in a frenzied attempt to conclude its “Doha Round” negotiations. The prospects for wrapping up the deal were always slim, however, and now the WTO has lapsed peacefully back into coma. It was made official on July 29th, when it was announced that the trade talks had officially collapsed.

Doha has confirmed what everybody already knew: the WTO is dead. And although keeping a brain dead patient on life support is sometimes comforting, the plug must be pulled eventually. The US and the EU refused to lower agricultural subsides (for their giant Agri-corporations), while China and other emerging economies refused to open their markets wide enough (protecting their own mega-corporations) for the leading industrialized countries.
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News :: International
Con Fernando Lugo, ¿habrá justicia para Orlando Letelier?
01 Aug 2008
Hace un par de semanas el obispo Fernando Lugo pidió perdón a Nicaragua porque el Paraguay hospedó a Anastasio Somoza Debayle. Queda por disculparse con Chile y hacer justicia con Orlando Letelier.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Why is Canadian Oil Priced the Same as Saudi Oil?
01 Aug 2008
High Oil Prices are only because of the Greedy,Gouging CorpoRats at EXXON/Mobil!!!
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 8/1/08 Listen Globally!
31 Jul 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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