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Commentary :: International
The Mahr Provision in Islamic Marriage Contracts
21 Jul 2009
In recent years, many Islamic divorce cases were litigated in the United States family courts. The issue of mahr in the Islamic marriage contracts became subject of debate among lawyers and scholars. This article sheds lights on the Islamic mahr.
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LOCAL Announcement :: International
7/24 - 7pm Night of Solidarity with the Honduran Resistance
21 Jul 2009

FRIDAY July 24, 2009 -- 7:00p.m.
Martin Luther King Room
Ellison Campus Center
Salem State College (North Campus)

Presentations by:

Prof. Aviva Chomsky & Omar Sierra, Consul General of Venezuela
and Eye Witness Testimonies / Reports From Honduras

Musical Performance: Sergio Reyes, & Simón Ríos


Proyecto Hondureño/ Comittee in Solidarity with the Honduran Resistance
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News :: International
21 Jul 2009
Escritor y articulista paraguayo (n. en Asunción, 1967), autor de "Fuego y Cenizas de la Memoria" y "Las Banderas de Mitre".
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Announcement :: War and Militarism
21 Jul 2009
In early October, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) will carry out direct action at the White House to end the war in Afghanistan and to close Bagram prison and end torture.
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News :: International
Meet the Coup Leaders
21 Jul 2009
"These are the coup leaders: 1) Carlos Flores Facussé; 2) Rafael Leonardo Callejas; 3) Cardenal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez; 4) Adolfo Facussé; 5) Armida de López Contreras; 6) Schucry Kafie;.................................................................
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News :: Labor
Nicaragua Sugar y Grupo Pellas: campiña de muerte y negligencia
21 Jul 2009
¿Qué reclaman los cañeros al Grupo Pellas?
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News :: Human Rights
Lipstick on a pig: The failure of Obama’s health-care reform
21 Jul 2009
Americans would do far better, in regards to the private health insurance industry, with a plate of bacon than a bill for lipstick.
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Commentary :: Race
Obama Snubs Africa, Then African Americans
20 Jul 2009
Many people believed that after Bush had left the White House, rampant arrogance combined with stunning hypocrisy had also gone. Events have proven otherwise. A recent speech delivered in Africa — and one later directed specifically at African Americans — carried with them all the baggage of the Bush years, to the extent that one could safely claim that absolutely nothing had changed. And although Obama is able to give a more compassionate and intelligent speech than was possible with Bush, the essence of their policies is identical. Both Africans and African Americans can expect no help from the U.S. government in addressing their serious and specific grievances, themselves the result of past and current U.S. government policy. Instead, both were given the same solution: if you want help, help yourselves, “no excuses.”
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Obamacare - A Health Care Rationing Scheme to Enrich Insurers, Drug Companies and Large Hospital Chains
20 Jul 2009
Obamacare will make a bad health care system worse
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News :: Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Venezuelan Consulate participates in Chicago's Gay Pride Parade
20 Jul 2009
Venezuelan Consulate participates in Chicago's Gay Pride Parade

Chicago, July 7, 2009.- Last Sunday, June 28th representatives of the Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Chicago, in solidarity with groups that advocate fair treatment based in sexual orientation, marched with the Venezuelan flag in the Gay Pride Parade that is held every year in this important US city.
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