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News :: International
Requiao and director of HSBC in Dubai offer more partnerships with Parana State
30 Oct 2008
Boustany said to the governor that HSBC has anticipated the crisis of subprime and prepared itself to confront it. "Back in December, 2006 we saw the first signs of crisis, and so we did a provision of 2 billion dollars for the the possible default of borrowers," explained the executive.
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Commentary :: Politics
2008 Pre-Election Message from Stewart A. Alexander
30 Oct 2008
Every 75 years the capitalists ruling class devise an economic crisis which is always followed by a conflict between nations or a major war. We must end this cycle and support socialism and socialist candidates.
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Announcement :: Politics : Race
The Fraudbuster’s Manual
29 Oct 2008
Modified: 06:02:46 PM
Manipulation of voting machinery looms large over the upcoming election.

A discussion is provided, to be spread freely if you please, so that the eyes of We the People can guard our Liberty from any would-be oppressor.

An emergency voting system to be established in case of Fraud is described.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Targeting Dissent - The San Francisco Eight
29 Oct 2008
Racism and repression are alive and well in America.
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Commentary :: Politics
The Greater Error: Voting for the Lesser Evil
28 Oct 2008
As the presidential election nears, we can be assured of being bombarded — probably more than ever — with a hackneyed argument aimed at prodding increasingly resistant members of the working class to trudge to their local election booths and cast yet another vote for “the lesser evil.” After all, if the working class collectively refuses to vote due to universal repulsion at the array of candidates, then the charade that the U.S. in fact represents a genuine democracy collapses. But as working people witness their economic position grow uncomfortably perilous, whether Democrats or Republicans are in power, their desire to participate in this sordid ritual declines proportionately.

The argument, which is usually peddled by Democrats, since they directly profit from it, proceeds like this: Yes, both Democrats and Republicans have their flaws, but surely a difference separates them. For example, one candidate might speak loudly in favor of universal health care while the other remains silent.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Public Enemy Number One
28 Oct 2008
Fed-engineered crisis.
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News :: Politics
The Bailout Lie Exposed: Financial “Big Boys” Never Intended To Lend Out Their Windfall
28 Oct 2008
"We can thank the New York Times’s surprisingly intrepid economics reporter Joe Nocera for this revelation.
In an unexpected adventure in extra-curricular empiricism, Nocera reported in Saturday’s NYT that he was able to gain access to a recording of an employee-only October 17 conference call by a top (unnamed) executive of JPMorgan Chase, the beneficiary of $25 billion of federal largesse.
At one point in the conference one participant asked whether the $25 billion will “change our strategic lending policy.” The executive then proceeded to spill the beans: “What we do think, it will help us to be a little bit more active on the acquisition side or opportunistic side for some banks who are still struugling.” Translation: “Say what? Lend to folks up to their ears in debt already?! Do we look like morons?? You know as well as I that breakneck financial consolidation has been the name of the game since the early nineties. So have leveraged buyouts. Only the latter are normally accomplished with private money. Now we get to leverage bank acquisitions with public money! Is this a deal or is this a deal?”
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Commentary :: Politics
Sarah Palin on Redistribution
28 Oct 2008
"This is not socialism but opportunity. And there is nothing more American than opportunity."
Barack Obama
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
BUSH-McCAIN, Losing Florida?
28 Oct 2008
t_macain_314.jpgIt is a pool of corruption that is lapping too close to the Bush family, from Watergate to the criminal drugs-for-arms in Central America, to the assassination of President Kennedy. Bush and McCain could lose Florida especially if the Democrats can uncover that pool...
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Orwellian Alert! British Crackdown Threatens Us All
27 Oct 2008
“Free speech cannot be defended by silence”
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