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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Cop Assaults Activist at Lockheed Martin Protest
23 Dec 2006
A peaceful rally, on the morning of Dec. 22, 2006, protesting Lockheed Martin’s production of lethal cluster bombs turned ugly. The giant defense contractor’s headquarters are located in Montgomery County, MD, just north of Washington, D.C. As one of the activists, Patrick J. Elder, was speaking to the demonstrators about the deadly effects of the cluster bomb device, he was ordered “off the grass” by a police officer. When Mr. Elder immediately complied and moved to the sidewalk, he was then assaulted by a cop.
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Announcement :: Media
CARMELLO ANTHONY FUNNY!
22 Dec 2006
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News :: Environment
Bears That Have Stopped Hibernating: More GW Consequences
22 Dec 2006
This article tells of bears in Spain that for at least three years have not hibernated, rather they stayed active because there was plenty to eat and no need for the normal slumber. It also tells of many other plant and wildlife abnormalities attributed to the rising temperatures in Europe.
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Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
Trump & Rosie: Why not stage a "Charity" Boxing Match!
22 Dec 2006
Las Vegas could put a betting line on who (Donald or Rosie) the public thinks would come out the victor!
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News :: Environment
Extreme Autumn Temperatures Cause Unseasonable Flowering In The Netherlands
22 Dec 2006
Observers in the Netherlands reported that more than 240 wild plant species were flowering in December, along with more than 200 cultivated species. According to biologist Arnold van Vliet of Wageningen University, this unseasonable flowering is being caused by extremely high autumn temperatures.
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Interview :: Organizing
Zombie Day
22 Dec 2006
A zombie walk is an organized public gathering of two or more people who dress up in zombie costumes. Usually taking place in an urban centre, the participants make their way around the city streets and through shopping malls in a somewhat orderly fashion and often limping and gnawing their way towards a local cemetery.
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News :: Gender
WOMAN BEATEN IN JERUSALEM BUS FOR REFUSING TO MOVE TO REAR SEAT
22 Dec 2006
On a mehadrin bus, women enter and exit through the rear door, and the seats from the rear door back are generally considered the "women's section." A child is usually sent forward to pay the driver.
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
New endorsers for the March on the Pentagon -- March 17
21 Dec 2006
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News :: Human Rights
More Americans hungry, homeless in 2006
21 Dec 2006
Modified: 06:42:57 PM
More Americans hungry, homeless in 2006
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News :: International : Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 12/22/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
21 Dec 2006
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, China, and Russia
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