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News :: Media
11 Apr 2008
La conexión francesa es una laureada producción cinematográfica de Hollywood filmada en la década de 1970, que recrea los entretelones del tráfico de heroína nieve blanca de Marsella desde el triángulo dorado de Birmania a las calles de las grandes ciudades norteamericanas.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Chiapas & Oaxaca Report - from the field
11 Apr 2008
Local activists who have recently traveled in southern Mexico report on the social justice movements there as well as the increase in repression against Mayan autonomous communities by government supported paramilitaries.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
"A Dream in Doubt" Documentary and Screening - FREE (4/18)
11 Apr 2008
Images_DREAM IN DOUBT small.jpgIt was the first hate-based murder in the wake of September 11, 2001–one of thousands of reported and unreported hate crimes in the years that followed. The victim: a turbaned Sikh man in Mesa, Arizona, where his family had sought religious freedom, searching for the American Dream. Meet a family still determined to believe in that dream, even as the nightmare continues for many religious and ethnic minorities in a climate of xenophobia and fear.

Please join the Jamaica Plain Forum for a free preview of "A Dream in Doubt," followed by a community discussion with Mr. Navjeet Singha, regional director of SALDEF, the Sikh-American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
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Commentary :: Media
BBC: Imperial Tool
11 Apr 2008
People confuse what BBC reports with news.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Big Reason the Bush Regime "Dares Not" Invade Saudi Arabia!
11 Apr 2008
But as long as American citizens are kept deluded that Saudi Arabia and OPEC maintain the "authority" and are solely responsible for jacking up the price of oil,then Bush and his corrupt oil industry pals will continue to profit off this blatant deception and make untold $Billions from this artificially inflated $100+Dollar-A-Barrel Oil Monopoly,which they alone are really responsible for!
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 4/11/08 Listen Globally!
10 Apr 2008
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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Politics
Spitzer Filed Legal Brief, Helped Silverstein Win $4.5 B
10 Apr 2008
On the 6th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, Brooklyn activist newspaper the/ New York Megaphone/ breaks this exclusive story: NY Governor Eliot Spitzer filed an amicus brief on 1/15/03 on behalf of the World Trade Center’s controversial lease-holder, the real estate magnate Larry Silverstein. This document shows that Spitzer, as Attorney General, helped Silverstein get the whopping $4.5 billion windfall for the 9/11 attacks. The record is clear: Spitzer helped reverse a lower court’s decision, by making credible Silverstein’s argument that the two different plane crashes on 9/11/01 should be compensated as two different terrorist attacks.
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News :: International
National BDS Conference in Chicago, May 9-11 to target Israeli Apartheid
10 Apr 2008
A National Conference on Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions will take place in Chicago (Illinois) from May 9-11. The purpose of the conference is to develop the strategies and tactics of a coordinated, national BDS campaign; not to debate whether a national BDS campaign should be adopted. Accordingly, every representative of an attending organization must have the authority to vote on these matters and bind his/her organization to the resulting decision. The national conference is being organized by Chicagoans Against Apartheid in Palestine (CAAP).
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Commentary :: Labor
Non-Profits, Privatization, and Capitalism
10 Apr 2008
As soon as we begun organizing our workplace into a union— a drug and alcohol rehab center— the murky non-profit world proved to be an obstacle. When first approached, many of our coworkers asked the same question, “would a union even work at a non-profit”? And to this we normally answered, “why not?” – Although a better answer might have been, “Why do non-profit workers believe they should have less rights or pay than other workers?” And with this question you’ve opened a Pandora’s Box that leads down a series of questions and answers that reveal a lot about how modern society functions, especially the relationship between workers’ standard of living, non-profits, and the present state of the capitalist system itself.

To help explain the gargantuan role that non-profits play in modern society, a book of essays about the subject -- cleverly named The Revolution Will Not be Funded-- was released by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence. In its introduction chapter, the book explains how non-profits have evolved into organizations that divert political movements into dead ends, shape public opinion, and most relevant to this article, perform services previously done by the state.
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News :: Politics
SEC Inspector General H. David Kotz:Peace Corp Apologist Also Agora,Inc.,James Dale Davidson Penny Stock Fraud Apologist ?
10 Apr 2008
Richard Altomare(USXP penny stock scam) is now being investigated years too late by the SEC and in danger of having his hand slapped - BUT NOT FOR A FRAUDULENT NAKED SHORT SELLING CLAIM BECAUSE THAT WOULD OPEN A PANDORA'S BOX AND CRIMINALS WITH SEC CONNECTIONS SUCH AS National Taxpayers Union founder JAMES DALE DAVIDSON AND DAVID PATCH AND SO MANY MORE WOULD HAVE TO BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE AND SEC CHRIS 'WMDS' COX AND HIS TRUSTY SIDE KICK Inspector General H. David Kotz,, - don't want that !
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