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Commentary :: War and Militarism
14 Dec 2009
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News :: Social Welfare
Tenants, Thugs and CDOs
14 Dec 2009
A local tale of unmitigated greed and the criminal enterprise of one family to corner the residential real estate market in San Francisco led to the shady world of collateralized debt obligations and derivatives.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Bailout Certainty-Worker Insecurity
14 Dec 2009
Commentary on the government's expediency in the release of another $70 billion of corporate bailout money compared to the stalling in congress to extend Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits to more than 3.2 million workers.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : Social Welfare
Try this new "operations manual!"
13 Dec 2009
A new spoof "operations manual" has been added to the Targ and Peter Perp comic series
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News :: International : Labor : Politics
Zhibin Gu: mapping China stock market, insurance, banking, and multinationals vs global financial crisis
13 Dec 2009
Modified: 12:18:59 AM
Watch out on exploding China and Asia century! Discover what is really inside Chinese and Asian stock market, multinationals, banking, yuan, insurance, management, and politics. Get great info and analysis from veteran researcher George Zhibin Gu on the ground inside China.
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PHILIPPINES: Leftist Ocampo, Maza guest senatorial candidates of Rightist NP
12 Dec 2009
satur-ocampo-bayan-muna.jpgMANILA, Philippines - Extreme Left party-list Reps. Satur Ocampo of Bayan Muna (People First) and Liza Maza of Gabriela Women's Party have finally decided to run as guest senatorial candidates of the Nacionalista Party, after Manuel Villar Jr., a billionaire businessman and senator, announced that the NP had severed its ties with the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL - New Society Movement), which was founded by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
UJP events this week: Demand Immigrant Reform NOW!
12 Dec 2009
3 Events -
Demand Immigrant Inclusion in Health Care Reform
Rethinking Afghanistan
Vigil for Immigrant Reform
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Groucho Marx said - those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
12 Dec 2009
Phoney Blair said – these are my lies, and if you don’t like them…well, I have others.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Why was President Obama Gifted the Nobel Peace Prize?
12 Dec 2009
Ever since hectoring hegemons have existed, ever since oligarchs have existed wielding power from behind the scenes through their 'errand boys', ever since they discovered social engineering, and especially ever since Edward Bernays discovered and employed Public Relations which coincided approximately with the time that Nobel peace prizes started to be awarded, these accolades from the high and mighty serve the oligarchic agendas as needed.
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Commentary :: Politics
End the Fed? Or End the Market Economy?
12 Dec 2009
When Republican Congressman Ron Paul recently introduced legislation to audit the Federal Reserve, diverse sections of the political spectrum applauded. And rightfully so. The Fed’s role in the still-developing bank bailouts is one of utter secrecy; the total cost of which — as estimated by the bailout’s Special Inspector General, Neil Barofsky — could cost taxpayers $23.7 trillion. The fact that legislation needed to be introduced to raise the question of the whereabouts of these funds points to a larger breakdown in U.S. democracy.

Ron Paul’s legislative maneuver is consistent with his larger political philosophy, which he attributes to the Austrian school of economics.
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