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News :: Labor
Worker Deaths at MGM Mirage CityCenter Spur Safety Debate
10 Jun 2008
A growing number of construction-worker deaths on the Las Vegas Strip is prompting intense scrutiny of the iconic tourist destination's most ambitious current project: gambling titan MGM Mirage's $9.2 billion CityCenter.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Chavez Revising, Not Revoking Venezuela's New Intelligence Law
10 Jun 2008
Whatever he does the corporate media bash him.
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LOCAL Commentary :: DNC : Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
Marxism: Dead Dogma Sketch (apologies to Monty Python)
10 Jun 2008
A revolutionary goes into Marxism 2001
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News :: International
Lo que Emir Sader debería saber
10 Jun 2008
pocas veces he visto a una constelación de intelectuales de la izquierda latinoamericana defender con tanta pasión a un candidato notoriamente vinculado a la derecha católica, la embajada norteamericana, la prensa de la Secta Moon, partidos dominados por masones y farsantes.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
Free the Cuban Five!
10 Jun 2008
080605-8.jpgA three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals of Atlanta upheld Wednesday the guilty verdicts of the Cuban Five, prisoners in the United States since 1998...
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Interview :: Globalization
The Marx Economist: Justin Yifu Lin and the World Bank
10 Jun 2008
"In Chicago I learned the market has the best solutions in an ideal world without distortions. In reality there is whole series of distortions, above all in developing countries. The quality of institutions and historical inheritance must be considered before introducing market economy."
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News :: Organizing
Small California Town Overthrows Corporate Giant for Control of Water
09 Jun 2008
This is a great victory for the citizens of Felton and should inspire other communities to challenge private water utilities that are extorting huge, unjustified rate increases and failing to protect sensitive watershed properties. The SLV Water District has done an excellent job representing us and we look forward to having them manage the Felton water system." In addition, the agreement states that Cal-Am will donate the 250 acres of forested watershed land in hopes of getting a tax break. Mosher questions whether the land transfer is a donation, however, since it appears to be an integral part of the deal and the price.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Media
Neocono m Manipulate U.S. Via Mainstream Media:
09 Jun 2008
But why is Ivy Leaguer and east coast elitist William Kristol, who never served in the United States military himself, whining about what Obama says in respect to the U.S. military? Apparently we must weigh in the fact that William Kristol, and his father, are ardent neo-conservatives whose ideological founder was Leo Strauss. More importantly we need note that Leo Strauss was a “ t” political philosopher who taught at the University of Chicago.
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Commentary :: Politics
Potential Future Hyperinflation
09 Jun 2008
Potential future economic trouble ahead.
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Commentary :: Environment
"We Need to Give up the Oil and Gas Drug"
09 Jun 2008
As oil prices hit one record high after another, and OPEC warns of $150 a barrel by the ende of summer, economists are warning of global recession and inflation. But German commentators point out that high oil prices also have an upside.
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