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News :: Environment
US Climate Science Reduced to a 'Pack o Lies'
17 May 2007
by Don Beck

"It seems more like Nazi Germany or the
Soviet Union than the United States" -
Dr. James Hansen, NASA climatologist

Keep the facts of global warming away from
the American people.....they can't handle the
truth. That is the message we are getting from
this Administration who have placed political
appointees to head key agencies in order to
filter and even alter the scientific facts.

In February, the leading climatologist at NASA,
Dr. James Hansen testified to a congressional
committee in a hearing looking into the Bush
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News :: War and Militarism
MIRAKI: On the Brutal Butchering of Slow-Killing
17 May 2007
To get a better idea what has happened since the US first plundered into Afghanistan in October, 2001 to search for a now-legendary cave hopper on dialysis, I spoke with Dr. Mohammed Daud Miraki, a native Afghan here in the United States with many ties "back home", to tell us all about the long-forgotten people of Afghanistan that the US mainstream media will not. After hanging up the phone, it occurred to me that what is actually going down in Afghanistan is, without any doubt, the greatest crime against humanity in perhaps all of US history.
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News :: Environment
April Was Third Warmest Ever
17 May 2007
Yesterday NOAA reported that the global mean
temperature for April ranked as the 3rd warmest
in recorded history. This is in the trend for the
past 11 years.

March was the fifth warmest on record.
Dec. to Feb. was the warmest on record.
2006 was the warmest year on record.
2005 tied for the warmest year on record.
10 of the 11 warmest years on record have
occurred since 1995.
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News :: Education : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Irish Students in IDAHO Warning over 'State Sanctioned Prejudice'
17 May 2007
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is marking International Day against Homophobia today (Thursday 17th May) by calling on the Irish Government to oppose the stigmatising of gay people by laws and judicial decisions in Ireland and abroad.
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Review :: Media
Review of End Times
17 May 2007
The dismal state of the corporate print media.
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LOCAL News :: Labor
Putting Pressure on Harvard
16 May 2007
The fight for a just contract for the security guards' union, SEIU 615, at Harvard University.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Posada Carriles and US on Public Trial in Cuba
16 May 2007
Powerful testimonies full of indignation were part of the first day of a public trial being held in Havana against Luis Posada Carriles and the government of the United States, reported the ACN news agency.
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Commentary :: International : Media
Independent Film Still Making Waves Worldwide
16 May 2007
Independent filmmakers stand their ground while their documentary is still causing people to question the video and photographic evidence from one of the most tragic days in US History.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Sudan Documentary to Screen at Boston Int'l Film Festival
16 May 2007
Facing Sudan, a film documenting the on-going genocide in that war-torn country, will screen at the Boston International Film Festival on June 7, 2007. The screening will take place at 1:00 pm at AMC/LOEWS Boston Common: 175 Tremont St. Boston. Tickets: $10

For more information, visit: http://www.bifilmfestival.com
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Commentary :: Politics
FALWELL'S LEGACY
16 May 2007
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