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News :: Human Rights
Kevin Rudd and Robert McClelland must address judicial corruption
04 Mar 2009
This story is about systemic judicial corruption in the Queensland Court system and the governments dogged refusal to acknowledge and address the issues of corruption and lawlessness in Queensland, Prime Minister Rudd's home state.
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News :: Organizing
RNC Lawsuits
04 Mar 2009
Sue the Bastards!
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Human Rights in Israel and Occupied Palestine
04 Mar 2009
serious human rights violations
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Commentary :: Labor
The Big Lie of Recession Politics: 'Shared Sacrifices'
03 Mar 2009
It’s everywhere you look and in every speech you listen to. Every time a politician or businessmen talks about the recession, an almost in-synch, repetitive mantra can be heard: “Shared sacrifice, equality of sacrifice, hard choices.” Oh my.

There must be something to it, since EVERYBODY seems to be regurgitating the phrase in harmony.
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News :: Social Welfare
Obama Locks Out Single Payer Supporters!
03 Mar 2009
Although there is heavy support in Congress and the nation for a public-paid, public-administered Single Payer health plan, the White House has not invited any Single Payer supporters to Health Summit. Big Insurance is invited however. So....It's time to Call the White House, at least.
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News :: Labor
Exposing Corporate Front Groups Like Save our Secret Ballot and The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace
03 Mar 2009
Why does Corporate Front Groups like Save our Secret Ballot and The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace continue to Spread Disinformation and Lies?
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Free Screening of "Traces of the Trade" with Filmmaker Katrina Browne
03 Mar 2009
01_tracesofthetrade.jpgThe Jamaica Plain Forum Presents:

"Traces of the Trade," followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Katrina Browne

Sunday, March 8th, 7:00pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
6 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain


Join us for a special screening of the acclaimed documentary "Traces of the Trade," with filmmaker and JP-resident Katrina Browne. Featured on PBS and at the Sundance Film Festival, this film recounts Browne's inquiry into the DeWolf family, her forefathers and the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history.

"Traces of the Trade" follows ten DeWolf descendants as they retrace the steps of the Triangle Trade, visiting the DeWolf hometown of Bristol, Rhode Island, slave forts on the coast of Ghana, and the ruins of a family plantation in Cuba. Browne pushes the family forward as they struggle through the minefield of race politics.

Katrina Browne will join us after the film to answer audience questions.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Support Grows for Truth Commission or Prosecution of Bush Administration Law Breakers
03 Mar 2009
Modified: 11:05:08 AM
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
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News :: Human Rights
Chávez reiterates to Obama extradition request for terrorist Posada Carriles
03 Mar 2009
CARACAS.—Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has repeated his request to the United States government for the extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles and former President Carlos Andrés Pérez, who was responsible for the Caracazo massacre, PL reported.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
OLC authorized Pentagon to ignore Bill of Rights on US soil
03 Mar 2009
Modified: 09:07:42 AM
OLC authorized Pentagon to ignore Bill of Rights on US soil
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