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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The United States' Selfish Solicitude
07 Jan 2008
Interference with another country's internal affairs violates international law. In contrast to this, the neo-conservatives' revolutionary way of thinking preaches "democratic interference" with all the consequences we are now observing in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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News :: Environment
Tar Sands Processing requires massive inputs of water, energy, land, labour
07 Jan 2008
For each barrel of oil produced from the tar sands, between two and 4.5 barrels of water is needed. The waste sand and water contain naphtha and paraffin, which are used in the extraction process, and oil leftovers like benzene, naphthenic acid and polyaromatic hydrocarbon, among others. Chemicals found in the tailing ponds are known to cause liver problems and brain hemorrhaging in mammals, and deformities and death in birds.
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Commentary :: Labor
On the Anti-Democratic Character of Neoliberalism
07 Jan 2008
Privatization, deregulation and cuts in social spending is the trinity of the free market, Naomi Klein explains. The conscious production of unemployment is anti-democratic. The conscious worsening of income- and assets-distribution is anti-democratic.
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Announcement :: DNC : GLBT/Queer : Organizing : Politics
Updates/Housing NE Unconventional Action Convergence, 1/19-21, Binghamton, NY
07 Jan 2008
1/19-1/21 UnconventionalAction.org
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News :: Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Race
The Ron Paul “Revolution”, an Extreme Rightwing Threat
06 Jan 2008
"Paul is a white nationalist of the Stormfront type who has always kept his racial views and his views about world Judaism quiet because of his political position."

American Nazi Party Commander, Bill White
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News :: International
US Officials Sold Nuke Secrets: Whistleblower
06 Jan 2008
This is big.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
Ron Paul's 9/11 Truth and Glenn Beck's 7/27 Treason
06 Jan 2008
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence officer, offers damming evidence that CNN's Glenn Beck is part of the 9/11 conspiracy, and uses Beck's own words in his interview with Ron Paul to prove the point.
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Commentary :: Media
Socialists Blast Corporate Media on Presidential Debates
06 Jan 2008
In recent days, ABC in a debate of the candidates excluded Dennis Kucinich from participating in the national television debate of the Democrats while including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. ABC-Disney is the same outfit that is seeking to destroy the lives and living conditions of the striking writers of the Writers Guild of America. These media monopolies are again showing their true colors.
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News :: Politics
U.S. law firms could help shape Afghanistan's future — for price
06 Jan 2008
Law firms that contribute money to the U.S. effort towards an effective and transparent justice system in Afghanistan will be given a say in the carrying out of those policies. Bigger contributors will have more involvement, including the opportunity to go on official trips to Afghanistan. Donations by law firms will be tax deductible, but they can't earmark donations for specific uses. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the plan is "essential to the country's success" in combating corruption, drug trafficking and other major problems in the nation.
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Announcement :: War and Militarism
TORRENT: [Animal Liberation DVD] Behind the mask
06 Jan 2008
After spending nearly 11 years in prison for breaking into an animal experimentation laboratory to expose animal cruelty, a young man is finally released and risks it all again to save more animals.

Who is he? What kind of a person would risk so much to save the lives of animals?
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