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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights
U.S. Senate Spy Bill—Locked and Loaded to Shoot Down 1st and 4th Amendments
28 Jun 2008
More frequently U.S. Senators can been seen on Television reading sections of HR 6304 which they claim will protect lawful persons in the U.S. from being targeted by government wiretaps. Not mentioned by the Senators, is that THE FISA AMENDMENTS ACT OF 2008 has a low level of “probable cause” that will permit Government to wiretap U.S. phone calls, faxes and emails.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Oil's End! Honda's Hydrogen Car Decimates Big Oil!
28 Jun 2008
The future is here and its Hydrogen and the Big Oil Companies know it! Thats why they're "Gouging" American motorists for every cent they can while the "Gouging" is good!!!
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : War and Militarism
Lebanon: Cleaning Up Nahr al-Bared Camp (Video)
28 Jun 2008
The anarchist film collective 'a-films' announces another short film from Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in North Lebanon.
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Commentary :: Environment
The Road to Carfreedom and Top Ten Myths
28 Jun 2008
These articles are from Carbusters 2006. More articles are available at
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News :: Globalization : International
G8 Japan "Way to Hokkaido 1 - Landing and IRA"
27 Jun 2008
The G8 counter-summit is about to start. The anti-capitalist group Global Action is in Japan to participate and report on the evolution of resistance.
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Review :: Media
Robert McChesney's The Political Economy of Media - Part II
27 Jun 2008
Part II of McChesney's tour de force.
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Commentary :: Politics
HR 6304 Sets New Referendum; Fire all the Traitors!
27 Jun 2008
Our representatives have turned on us. It is very clear, with the passage of HR6304 in the House of Representatives, that it will be up to us to make a difference in this country.
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 6/27/08 Listen Globally!
26 Jun 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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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Environmental Justice in the 'Hood
26 Jun 2008
June 28th--Celebrate the Future of Dudley Square:
Healthy Development without Displacement
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Commentary :: Globalization
Alternatives to Free Trade: Fair Trade and Beyond
25 Jun 2008
The global debate around free-trade and its consequences has evolved tremendously in recent years, from tiny circles of leftist critics into a broad international protest movement. Although the movement began to bloom in response to the policies of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the biggest demonstrations have been in response to the now-popular "bi-lateral" free-trade agreements that economically powerful countries sign with poorer nations. Once one has become conscious of the problems created by free-trade agreements, whether they are international or regional, an immediate task presents itself: finding a feasible alternative.

Yes, the trade policy advocated by most big business politicians is "free-trade," and yes, this policy has had devastating consequences for working and poor people worldwide, while filling the already-full bank accounts of the rich. But the issue of "free-trade" alone isn't sufficient to fully explain the vast social problems that plague so many countries.
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