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News :: Human Rights
“Committed To Healing: Involuntary Commitment Procedures” : A Fraud
06 May 2008
The law invites the ruling class, the government, the intelligence services, etc., to silence their adversaries while pretending to 'heal' them.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Farewell to Neoliberalism
06 May 2008
State interventions in the economy are unpopular and generally regarded as "against the system." In the case of a crisis, the losses should be socialized.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
No Terrorists Attacked USS Cole!!!
06 May 2008
...the blast came from "underneath" the Cole's waterline either inside or outside the hull - and that any small boat that did get blown up,was in reality just collateral damage or that this non involved small boat was made the convenient scapegoat for the bombing.
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Commentary :: Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
May Day 2008- International anarchist communist statement
05 May 2008
Towards a new international movement of the exploited,
Against neo-liberalism, against war, against hunger and poverty,
For peace, food and housing for all, for safe and secure jobs,
Towards the libertarian alternative!
We support:

* the horizontal creation of networks, coalitions and forums inspired by the practice of self-organization, self-management and direct action, which represent the collective capacity for acting against the contradictions and violence of neo-liberalism and develop the greatest possible international solidarity;
* all efforts to contribute to the development of the international class-struggle anarchist movement, by supporting its political networks and its capacity for social insertion in the struggles and struggle fronts in support of popular power, so that we can spread the anarchist communist project and put the libertarian alternative into practice.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Sixty Years of Palestinian Displacement, Occupation and Suffering
05 May 2008
On May 14, remember the Nakba.
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News :: Human Rights
“Committed To Healing: Involuntary Commitment Procedures” : A Fraud
05 May 2008
The legal community invites the public to 'put away' their adversaries via the law of Involuntary Committment; this shameful exhibition of corrupt legal theory tends to perpetuate an abominably corrupt public policy in the USA and in the world.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Success Breeds Failure: Paul Krugman
05 May 2008
Now that the financial clouds have lifted a bit, the pushback against sensible regulation is in full swing. Wall Street did an and run around regulation. There's every reason to believe that the next crisis will be bigger still-and the Fed won't have enough duct tape to hold things together.
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News :: DNC : Education : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Making Sense of Barack Obama, What He Says and the American Dilemma
05 May 2008
I need to preface this commentary and say that I have been a member of the Republican Party since the Eisenhower administration of the 1950's.

I need to say that because there will be quite a few folks pointing their fingers and tongues at me as a "Liberal" and that's just not true.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Environment
Open Letter To My Fellow Apes Regarding Civilization
04 May 2008
Are we condemning ourselves to never knowing who we are?
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May Day Strike Against the War Shuts Down All U.S. West Coast Ports
04 May 2008
On May 1, every port on the West Coast of the United States was shut down to demand an end to the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. The historic May Day walkout by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is the first time ever that an American union has struck against a U.S. war. The union ranks defied the rulings of an arbitrator, who twice ordered them to go to work. They overcame the capitulations of the ILWU leadership, which didn't want the work stoppage in the first place, tried to water it down and cowered before the threats of legal action while waving the flag. The employers' Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) declared the May 1 port shutdown an "illegal strike." But after all the huffing and puffing from the bosses' mouthpieces, the dock workers pointed the way to defeating the imperialist war by mobilizing working-class power. In the end, it was more than a work stoppage. The dock workers' May Day strike against the war was a first step, a show of what it will take to bring down the warmongers in Washington. Their "symbolic" action was felt all the way to Iraq, where dock workers in two ports stopped work in solidarity with the ILWU. But it was only a beginning. What is needed is not only industrial action but a political offensive against the Democrats and Republicans, the partner parties of American imperialism, to build a class-struggle workers party.
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