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News :: International : Labor : Organizing : Politics
Struggling for the autonomy of Venezuela’s social movements
04 May 2008
* This editorial comes from issue #53 (May-June 2008) of El Libertario, a Venezuelan anarchist voice of ideas and proposals for action. It confirms our commitment to autonomous social mobilization, which has already begun to express itself through concrete struggles from below, as in the recent steelworkers conflict.
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News :: International
Handala Campaign begins today!
04 May 2008
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News :: Education : Environment : Organizing : War and Militarism
Jack Gallant of UC Berkeley is denying Primates Water, Putting Them In Restraiinng Chairs
04 May 2008
Jack Gallant of UC Berkeley is denying Primates Water, Putting Them In Restraiinng Chairs,
Drilling Holes In Their Heads..

while Schwarzenegger has criminalized
the peaceful protests of activists
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Announcement :: Environment
June 25 and 26: North America 2030: An Environmental Outlook, CEC, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
04 May 2008
June 25 and 26: North America 2030: An Environmental Outlook, CEC, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (public invited) Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America Fifteenth Regular Session of the CEC Council and meetings of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) 25–26 June 2008 Government Conference Center 2 Rideau Street Ottawa, Canada
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News :: Technology
Israelis jailed for spyware espionage
04 May 2008
London-based Michael Haephrati, who honed his computer skills during three years' military service in the Israeli army, developed the spyware Trojan horse, while his wife, Ruth, marketed it to several private investigation firms who bought the code and installed it onto the computers of its clients' rivals.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Maoist China foreign policy: 1970s and 1980s
04 May 2008
Mao-Imelda-Marcos.JPGThe Mandate of Heaven (Excerpt). A detailed account of Maoist Chinese foreign policy is beyond the scope of this article, but some examples will illustrate the central thesis: that China’s foreign policy is in no way different from that of other world powers. The Three-Worlds Theory was used to justify Chinese alliances with right-wing reactionary governments during the 1970s and 1980s.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
5/12 Howard Zinn on Sacco and Vanzetti (Cancelled)
03 May 2008

Boston, May 1, 2008.- The noted historian and activist Howard Zinn will give a lecture on “The Meaning of Sacco and Vanzetti”, Monday, May 12, 2008 at 7:30 pm, Dante Alighieri Society Italian Cultural Center, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Malos tiempos para la lírica. El silencio mediático del Dia Internacional de la Libertad de Prensa
03 May 2008
La reivindicación de la libertad de expresión ha sido eterna compañera de viaje de las luchas y de los avances democráticos. Aunque es muy reciente (1993) la institución del Dia Mundial de la Libertad de Prensa y los efectos de los planteamientos que se hicieron para instituir la celebración sean, el 3 de mayo de 2008, más impactantes que nunca, solamente 1 de las aperturas de los 16 medios más representativos de las opiniones convencionales francesa y española hace alusión a la celebración:
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News :: Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
New video from Nahr al-Bared Camp
03 May 2008
The anarchist video collective "a-films" announces its latest short film (10 min.) from the destroyed Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in Lebanon called "Traces of Collective Dispossession".
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Commentary :: Labor
Socialists: Working people don’t need stimulus checks
03 May 2008
The recent action taken by President Bush and the Feds, to reduce the time that 130 million Americans will need to wait before receiving their welfare checks, is another indication of the critical state the U.S. economy is now experiencing. Socialists believe it is necessary to create good paying jobs for working people rather than mailing millions of people a one time welfare check. Socialists have called for higher minimum wages and developing socially useful jobs for all working people.
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