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LOCAL Review :: Education
Refuting Steven Pinker’s “A History of Violence”
04 Apr 2007
"Though the sophistication of traditional theology is lacking, the similarity of themes and style is striking. It reveals the extent to which worship of the state has become a secular religion for which the intellectuals serve as priesthood. The more primitive sectors of Western culture go further, fostering forms of idolatry in which such sacred symbols as the flag become an object of forced veneration, and the state is called upon to punish any insult to them and to compel children to pledge their devotion daily, while God and State are almost indissolubly linked in public ceremony and discourse, as in James Reston's musings on our devotion to the will of the Creator. It is perhaps not surprising that such crude fanaticism rises to such an extreme in the United States, as an antidote for the unique freedom from state coercion that has been achieved by popular struggle."

-- Noam Chomsky
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics
NCPA: Corporate Profits - Supercede Cancer Care Needs
04 Apr 2007
In the current system of drug development, if a promising compound can't be patented, it is highly unlikely ever to make it to market — no matter how well it performs in the laboratory. The development of new cancer drugs is crippled as a result, says columnist Ralph W. Moss.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights
April 4, 1968 The Day Martin Luther King Was Taken From Us
04 Apr 2007
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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
* Philippine Government Apathetic Toward Human Rights Abuses *
04 Apr 2007
Modified: 05:02:04 AM
UNITED Nations special rapporteur Philip Alston gave an oral report to the UN Human Rights Council yesterday of the preliminary findings and recommendations in connection with his 10-day visit to the country in February to investigate extrajudicial killings.

In his report, Alston criticized key government agencies, particularly the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, the Ombudsman, the Department of Justice, and Malacañang for shirking their responsibilities in upholding human rights in the Philippines.
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Review :: War and Militarism
Iraq War Justice not a part of 2008 Democratic platform!
04 Apr 2007
Modified: 04:17:41 AM
In the end all the American voters are going to get in 2008 is a very slight change of government,a new "default" government that will offer them nothing,let alone any redress,or justice over the treasonous outrages and the genocidal war crimes of the Bush Regime!
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : War and Militarism
- A Manifesto For Paleo-Progressives -
04 Apr 2007
- An Exposition of an historic Movement, and a definition of a term describing a profound, & venerable current of American Radicalism -
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Open Letter To Middle East Scholar Daniel Pipes
04 Apr 2007
In response to article posted on Danielpipes.org titled: "Recruiting Soldiers Against Radical Islam" at: http://www.danielpipes.org/article/4410
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News :: Globalization : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
Battle of Baghdad Cover-Up Four Years Later (Links)
03 Apr 2007
Captain Eric May, leader and founder of Ghost Troop, is back with two new interviews! Please check out the following links.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The Unearthing: An Awakening Has Arrived
03 Apr 2007
People are waking up and its gong to get ugly!!
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
War on Iran and Responsibilities of a People
03 Apr 2007
Modified: 03:21:19 PM
I wrote this as the Introduction chapter to my book "Prisoners of the Cave" in 2003 - almost exactly 4 years ago as the bombing of Iraq was underway and the American peoples were mesmerized by the "shock and awe" of a defenseless civilization on their television screens. Is another one about to commence on another defenseless nation - Iran? How relevant is this introduction today after all that has been disclosed over the past 4 years? Are the voices that are actually heard in the American mainstream only to be of those wearing the distinguished garb of "scholarship" lining the streets of Washington DC and the well walked hallways of the Ivys? When will the voices of the ordinary peoples themselves be allowed to inform the ordinary peoples? After all, it is us who are the ultimate enablers of "shock and awe", and also us who pay the heavy price. It is indeed only our profound complicity through our uncourageous silence and inaction that bestows the unspeakable power on the minority of opinion makers and the handful of hectoring hegemons which in turn enables them to send America's sons and daughters to new heights of barbarism while visiting the munificence of their high-tech "shock and awe" upon defenseless human beings. How can a civilization claiming to be a "populist democracy" permit such "imperial mobilizations"? Did "Good Germans" only live in Germany?
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