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News :: Politics
Vote PSL in 2008!
21 Jan 2008
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is a newly formed working class party of leaders and activists from many different struggles, founded to promote the movement for revolutionary change and to fight for socialism--a system where the wealth of society belongs to those who produce it, the working class, and is used in a planned and sustainable way for the benefit of all.

The PSL is proud to announce that our party is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. In various cities across the country, the party will also run local candidates, including Iraq war veteran Michael Prysner, who is running for Congress in Florida.
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Commentary :: Environment
Open Letter to the World from the Exxon/Haliburton Administration
21 Jan 2008
[With the Bali Conference being diminished by the Bush Administration's political appointees to a waste of the world's time by refusing every attempt of a global emissions treaty, it may help people to remember the Apollo 13 mission. That is the one where the lunar vehicle's oxygen tank exploded and it took a herculean effort of the NASA ground crew to come up with a CO2 scrubber to keep the crew alive long enough to return to Earth. They had only a very limited amount of material to work with and a very short time to devise a system of removing the CO2 from the capsule........but THEY DID IT!!!!! Miraculously they came up with a make shift device, out of nearly nothing, to take the harmful carbon dioxide from the air in that little spacecraft and saved the crew's lives.

With that knowledge, and the record of the US delegation in obstructing the Bali Conference on Climate Change searing in our memory, the letter below is the only conclusion that makes sense of it all: I realize the scale of the problem is beyond point is that scientists can do some very amazing things, if they are allowed to.]
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News :: Education : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media
Corruption in Finland - Finnish Chancellor of Justice to Investigate U of Helsinki Hirings
21 Jan 2008
The Finnish Chancellor of Justice is currently investigating for
possible irregularities and discriminatory treatment after the Swedish
School of Social Science released documents relating to their decision
to reject an internationally renowned SPACEPOL expert's candidacy for a
limited track researcher position.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Environment
An Ill Cape Wind blows no good
21 Jan 2008
Watch the video. Cape Wind: the right project in the WRONG place!
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News :: Environment
International peace walk - London to Geneva through France
21 Jan 2008
The nuclear industry threatens us all. Today there is an urgent call for global action to break the cycle of mass destruction.
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News :: Globalization : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
A Nuclear 9/11 -- Dr. Paul's Payback?
20 Jan 2008
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligent writer, examines the way the Bush administration gets even with those who criticize it, one way or another. Are Ron Paul and his constituents targets?
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Vietnam Comparisons
20 Jan 2008
Nixon was elected in 1968 because he loudly broadcast he had a "secret plan" to end the war in Vietnam. He knew the war could not be won any more but with Kissinger delayed the withdrawl for six years to achieve an "honorable" peace.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Experts call for spending less on AIDS
20 Jan 2008
Modified: 10:13:38 AM
Experts call for spending less on AIDS
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News :: Media
Eric Shepard: The Future of Film
20 Jan 2008
Modified: 03:50:52 AM
Eric Shepard, a.k.a. "The Future of Film" tells about his backround and where he's headed.
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News :: Education : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
2008 Presidential Candidate Frank Moore on a "Web Work of Caring"
20 Jan 2008
Moore Block \'08.jpgFrank Moore dialogs on Indymedia forum about taxes and a “Guaranteed Minimum Income”

The guaranteed minimum income will be very different from welfare. Everyone will get it. So there will be no stigma attached to getting it. There will be no red tape, no entrapping rules, no case workers drained of their humanity, and the rest of the demeaning rituals of enforced head-bowing associated with getting public assistance. The guaranteed minimum income will be something you get as a citizen, something you can depend on.
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