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Commentary :: Globalization
The Cart in the Speculative Mud
03 Jan 2008
Liberalizing markets leads to instability, not growth. Developing and threshold countries suffer grievously through US speculation. The New Year is a time to abandon the myths of American exceptionalism and corporate beneficence and welcome justice and economic alternatives.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics : Race
MA Governor Deval Patrick Has More Important Things To Do!
03 Jan 2008
Video documents testimony at MA State House medical and marijuana decrim hearings from both family members and medical marijuana patients suffering from pain with HIV, AIDS, Hep C, Crohns Disease, Lupus, Spinal fusions, back pain, strokes, migraines and more.

Also features quotes from Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick.
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Commentary :: Politics
Socialists Emerging as Democrats, Republicans Lose Voter Confidence
03 Jan 2008
The socialist parties are emerging as a political force in American politics, addressing those issues that are important to millions of Americans and working people; ending the Iraq War, solving the nation’s health care needs, free education for college students, providing benefits for all veterans, protecting homeowners, creating affordable housing and providing for the needs of all working class people.
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News :: Race
Partisan Defense Committee Fact Sheet Presents Evidence of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Innocence: A Refutation of Murdered by Mumia’s Big Lies in the Service of Legal Lynching
02 Jan 2008
A new fact sheet providing massive evidence of the innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal was released by the Partisan Defense Committee on 31 December 2007. It is online at and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). The PDC fact sheet exposes the book as “a compendium of myths, falsehoods, misrepresentations and omissions—all aimed at the legal lynching of an innocent man, Mumia Abu-Jamal.”
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News :: Media
California hospitals complete pilot program to stop spread of MRSA infection, officials say
02 Jan 2008
A number of hospitals in California, and across the country, are finding that aggressive action to detect and prevent infections is paying off.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Bush's Watergate
02 Jan 2008
The publication of the new NIE represented a Declaration of Independence of professional secret service analysts who were made absolute fools by the neoconservatives in the past decades. Journalist Saul Landau described the new NIE as Bush's Watergate.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
A Surprise from HDS Greenway
02 Jan 2008
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News :: Education : Environment : Human Rights
C Span Is Controlled by the Neocon Cable Industry
02 Jan 2008
C Span is designed to amplify the propaganda
of war profiteers while muzzling the
voices of the poor
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News :: International
Negroponte/Rosen meetings with General Kiani Nov 2007
01 Jan 2008
JONATHAN MANN, CNN INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR: There's something to watch for in Pakistani politics. Civilian leaders appoint a military commander, then the military commander overthrows the civilians. That's how Pervez Musharraf got his job, and he wasn't the first.
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News :: International
What the world doesn't know about Annapolis
01 Jan 2008
A line in the sand was crossed last week.
And anyone who claims that Annapolis was a big yawn and that
nothing would come of it is living in the land of unicorns and
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