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News :: Globalization
how hemp became illegal
16 Jan 2008
the industrialists feared hemp so badly they used its medicinal properties to demonize it, then taxed it at 300 per gram in 1937! at night, during the holidays, while no one was around! the marihuana tax act of 1937....look it all of this, kids...all the pot prisoners are in an illegal british DEBTORS prison for not paying a tax! carefully hidden keep you subservient...and scared....b
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News :: Human Rights
Brazil: prior censorship against ParanĂ¡ State's governor is absolutely reprehensible.
16 Jan 2008
The president of the National Federation of Journalists (Fenaj), Sergio Murillo de Andrade, ranked as "absolutely reprehensible" the court decision that establishes prior censorship in Radio and Television ParanĂ¡ Educativa.
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Commentary :: International
Using Bhutto for Imperial Gain
16 Jan 2008
Bhutto killed for imperial gain
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Announcement :: War and Militarism
The People's Peace Conference 2008
15 Jan 2008
The People's Peace Conference 2008
JANUARY 19, 2008
Rutgers Law School, Newark
8 AM to 4 PM
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News :: Politics
Lawyer: How to get rid of electronic voting
15 Jan 2008
Lawyer discovers Constitutional way to get rid of electronic voting
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News :: Media
Study shows gays more likely to contract MRSA infection than general population
15 Jan 2008
A new, drug resistant form of staph infection appears to be spreading amongst gay men in San Francisco, according to researchers at San Francisco General Hospital.
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Commentary :: Education : Human Rights : Race
The Hate You Hired
15 Jan 2008
Once post 9/11 hysteria in the U.S. subsided Americans began to reflect on what happened that day and since. Our collective sense of national pride was renewed helping to make us stronger. We realized how precious our freedoms and liberties were. We became more vigilant over anything that threatened our way of life and culture. In the face of tragedy we pulled together. These changes occurred in part because terrorists snuck up on us, caught us off guard and the feeling was awful. What was also awful...
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
Speak Out Against Raids on Immigrant Workers!
15 Jan 2008
Friday, January 25, 2008 - 4pm-6pm
In front of the J.F.K. Building, Government Center, Boston
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
A Time to Break Silence
14 Jan 2008
Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : Media : Race : Social Welfare
"BANISHED" Screening at the JP Forum (Friday)
14 Jan 2008
Images_BANISHED.jpgFriday, January 18th

From the 1860s to the 1920s, dozens of towns and counties across America violently expelled entire African American communities, forcing thousands of black families to flee their homes. A century later, these towns remain all white. BANISHED tells the story of three of these communities and their black descendants, who return to learn shocking histories.
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