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The Nation's Premiere Fair Trade Festival The New England Culture Fest Returns With Celebrity Headliner
19 Aug 2007
<b><c>The Fourth Annual New England Culture Fest </c>
September 1st 2007, 2-10PM
Enterprise Bank Parking Lot, Downtown Lowell, MA 01852
In an exciting fusion of film, fashion, world culture, and fair trade advocacy, <b>The Fourth Annual New England Culture Fest</b> benefit extravaganza returns to the <b>Arts District of historic downtown Lowell, Mass. Enterprise Bank Parking Lot (2-10 PM)</b> on <b>September 1st 2007 </b>with a touch of Hollywood in headliners, <b><a href="";>Leon and the Peoples </a>,</b> featuring <b><a href="";>Leon </a></b> the star of films such as blockbuster <b>“Cool Runnings,”</b> <b>“Above the Rim” </b> and <b>“Waiting to Exhale.”</b> Out of a love for music apparent through his award winning performances in <b>“The Temptations”</b> and <b>“The Little Richard Story,”</b> Leon bursts onto the scene with his signature Reggae - Soul sound in honor of the economic empowerment work of the non-profit organization, <b>Second World.</b>
<b>“I am honored and excited to be part of 2007 New England Culture Fest Benefit! This festival embodies so many of the aspects of this world & community that Leon & The Peoples stand for. I can't wait to bring our brand of Reggae/Soul Live and Direct!!! <i>Respect & Love - Leon</i> “</b>
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Announcement :: Globalization : International : Organizing
Sun. 8/19 conf. call for Oct. IMF/World Bank protests
19 Aug 2007
Conference call at 7 pm ET, Sun. 8/19, to plan national outreach for October 19-21 mobilization against IMF and World Bank annual meeting in Washington DC.
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Commentary :: Organizing
"Cargo-Cult Leninism" vs. Political Transparency (Part 1)
19 Aug 2007
Modified: 12:39:48 PM
Many "Marxist" organizations today are plagued by "cargo-cult" ideology. Why do people want to drink the kool-aid? Because the WANT to believe that things are OK. What is the solution? We need mass democracy!
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News :: International
Mexicans are Gods gift to Ameriqua
19 Aug 2007
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News :: Politics
He Got Out While the Getting Was Good: FRANK RICH; YouTube censors Cheney '94 clip +
19 Aug 2007
RICH: Karl Rove’s departure was both abrupt and fast. The ritualistic “for the sake of my family” rationale convinced no one and more.
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News :: Globalization : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
911-2B: American Nightmare & Neocon Fantasy
18 Aug 2007
Captain Eric May, the Internet intellegence writer, gives an insightful geopolitical summary, giving full consideration to the prospect of a summer World War Three. He continues his investigative work on "Noble Resolve," the nuclear excercise centered on Portland. He examines a parallel, equally perilous incedent in Texas City, Texas a year an a half ago, which nearly resulted in a nuclear false flag attack.
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Review :: Human Rights
Jose Padilla Trial a Fraud and a Sham!
18 Aug 2007
According to his lawyers, Padilla was held in a windowless 9-by-7-foot cell with no mattress, pillow, clock, calendar or contact with the outside world. His period of total isolation lasted almost two years while, according to his lawyers, interrogators plied him with hallucinogenic drugs in an effort to extract information.
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News :: Politics
2008 Presidential Candidate Frank Moore Gives Campaign Speech Thursday Night In Oakland
18 Aug 2007
Modified: 07:50:16 PM
Last night, 2008 Presidential candidate Frank Moore delivered a campaign speech to an enthusiastic crowd of seniors, staffers and youth at the Claremont House retirement community in Oakland, CA. The text of his speech follows. Moore’s campaign has gained increasing popularity and media attention over the summer. He is considered one of the most interesting alternative candidates for President, and was just interviewed by London's The Independent for this very reason.
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News :: Race
Racist ADL Comprised of Genocide Deniers
18 Aug 2007
The ADL reveals its true colors as a racist Jewish Supremest organization by firing its local director for failing to be a genocide denier. Evidently, genocide only matters if you're a member of Abe Foxman's (the racist bigot's) tribe. The ADL should be declared a hate organization.
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News :: International
2007-08: Israel Looks to Replenish Bomb Stocks
18 Aug 2007
On Aug 3/07, the US DSCA formally announced Israel's request for various US bombs and precision guidance kits. Requested items include 10,000 live MK-84 2,000-lb. bombs; 1,500 live MK-82 500-lb. bombs; 2,000 live BLU-109 2,000-lb. bombs with penetrator warheads; JDAM tail kits that add GPS/INS guidance to bombs (10,000); Paveway II laser-guidance kits for the 500-lb. MK-82 (2,500), the 1,000-lb. MK-83 (500), and the 2,000 pound MK-84 (1,000) bombs; 10,000 FMU-139 live fuze components; 10,000 FMU-152 live fuze components; and 50 GBU-28 Enhanced Paveway III 5,000-lb. 'bunker buster' laser/GPS guided live bombs. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $465 million.
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