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Commentary :: International
THE METTLE OF A UN SECRETARY-GENERAL
17 Oct 2006
THE TAINTED LEGACY OF KOFI ANNAN
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
10/18: Thin Blue Line (Free Screening)
17 Oct 2006
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Review :: Human Rights
Radiation: USA vs. North Korea?
17 Oct 2006
N.Korea has done one maybe 2 underground nuclear tests whereas the US Govt.has done hundreds,even thousands of atomic bomb tests since the 1940's and many of them were above ground and even in the open ocean.(This doesn't include the U.S.'s atomic bombing of the civilian populations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.)
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
10/19: New To The City Potluck @ Lucy Parsons Center
16 Oct 2006
Hey are you new to Boston, or back after being away? Want to find out about some cool things going on and check out Boston's Radical Bookstore? Want to meet some people who try to be friendlier than the average Bostonian?
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Behind the love/hate relationship of China and the U.S.
16 Oct 2006
A zealous distrust of China is something most American’s learn at an early age. The lessons include stunning visuals of atrocities, complete with attacks on helpless Tibetan monks and nuns, fearless democracy-seeking students staring down advancing tanks, and innumerable horrors of life within the totalitarian ‘communist’ society (yes they are still calling themselves that, and yes our government still clings to the word— as an abusive epithet— in a McCarthy-like attempt to browbeat). China cannot be defended if one is on the side of democracy, equality, and freedom, but neither can many of the US’ allies, past and present, who’ve had similar records (the US itself is looking more and more like China every day). Because China is outside the domain of US dominance, it is viewed as a competitor, and a threat; therefore, Chinese human-rights violations are a god-send for the White House PR staff, who look for any reason to conjure fear and create misgivings towards a country who, for purely economic reasons, is the prime candidate to face the US in World War III.
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News :: Human Rights
Cuban Forum Analyzes Extra-territorial Nature of US Blockade
16 Oct 2006
The forum received messages of solidarity and correspondence from cybernauts from around the world. One of these was from Ndaniso Banda, of Zambia, who inquired about the extraterritorial commercial sanctions of the blockade.
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LOCAL News :: Environment
Cape Wind reaches new heights in privatization
15 Oct 2006
Modified: 08:07:53 PM
Cape Wind , the right project in the WRONG place, always sucked. Now it's even worse.
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LOCAL News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Oaxaca at the crossroads
15 Oct 2006
If these [Mexico City] agreements are imposed, it would signify the surrender of the Oaxaca commune to the state forces, in accordance with the program of the most class collaborationist sectors of the APPO leadership and of Section 22 of the Teachers Union.
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Review :: Politics
Uncovering the Judas Goats with Michael Collins Piper
15 Oct 2006
Having just finished reading Michael Collins Piper’s latest book The Judas Goats, I am once again amazed by his insightful analysis of what is truly one of the greatest problems facing the world today and that is the misunderstanding of nationalism and what that means for the future of mankind.
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Commentary :: Globalization
The Hopelessness and irrelevance of Modern Atheism
15 Oct 2006
Atheists don’t really bother me, at least not for the obvious reason, i.e. they claim there is no God. I personally believe in a God of my own understanding, but I don’t expect others to share my views on the matter, nor do I care if they do.
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