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News :: Politics
GOP takes aim at PBS ... again
09 Jun 2006
The GOP is once again attacking one of the last bastions of jenuine television journalism by proposing to slash $115 out of the budget for PBS. They want to silence programs like Frontline and Now from the airwaves that have exposed their corruption and lies. This part of their ongoing campaign to silence independant voices in the media. Voice your objections to your House Representatives.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Philippines: Anti-Arroyo Groups Brace for Bigger Fights Ahead
08 Jun 2006
sabwatan-awards.jpgIn a gathering of around 100 leaders from labor, peasant, urban poor, women and youth groups, the umbrella coalition Laban ng Masa is bracing for bigger fights in its bid to oust the Arroyo regime and initiate reforms under a transitional revolutionary government.
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News :: International
Call Congress; Critical Vote to Close the School of the Americas Friday or Monday
08 Jun 2006
For the first time in six years, there will be a vote on legislation to close the SOA/WHINSEC, the U.S. Army school whose graduates are implicated in some of the worst human rights abuses in Latin America. As countries throughout the region go through historic changes, people in the U.S. have an opportunity to make historic change THIS WEEK by demanding justice, accountability, and suspension of the SOA/WHINSEC.
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News :: International : Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 6/9/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
08 Jun 2006
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, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics
Zarqaoui is an american invention
08 Jun 2006
Letter from the people in Fallujah to Kofi Annan
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Review :: Human Rights
Canada's Muslim Terrorists part of a Zionist "Scam"?
08 Jun 2006
Zionist Hate-Mongering!
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LOCAL Announcement :: International
SAT 6/10 Benefit for Kenyan Journalist Odhiambo Okite at encuentro 5
08 Jun 2006
Kenyan teacher, journalist and writer Odhiambo Okite passed away on Thursday May 25.
He dedicated his life to furthering peace and justice at great personal sacrifice. A fundraiser/celebration with music, food and drink to celebrate his life and for his family to return his body to his native Kenya will be held this Saturday, 6/5 at encuentro 5 (http://www.encuentro5.org/). Encuentro 5 is a new activist community space in Boston, MA Chinatown.
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News :: Organizing
May Saw a "First" in the Anti-War Movement
08 Jun 2006
"America's first woman GI to declare herself a
conscientious objector, Katherine Jashinski,
was denied a discharge and courtmartialed on
May 23rd. She is serving a 120 day prison
sentence."
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Commentary :: Environment
The Ultimate Impeachable Crime: Fiddling While We All Burn
08 Jun 2006
Modified: 11:40:38 AM
This president’s attitude towards global warming is about the same as his attitude was towards the advance of Hurricane Katrina towards the Louisiana coast. And we saw what that accomplished.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Media : Organizing : Technology
Anti-DRM Protest in Cambridge
08 Jun 2006
Modified: 11:29:34 AM
Direct action group DefectiveByDesign.org is organizing a flash protest at the Cambridge Apple Store to draw attention to Apple's use of "Digital Restrictions Management" (DRM) in iPods and iTunes. DRM is the annoying technology imposed by the movie and music industry that is quickly becoming a hot topic for consumers. In targeting Apple, DefectiveByDesign has also released details of their new marketing campaign spoofing the well know iPod commercials. The images released show a female iPod user tied up by the ubiquitous white earbud cord. The images are now available.
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