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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
18 Jul 2007
Modified: 08:41:30 AM
FREE ARTS, FREE EDUCATION. Painting, Designing, Posters,
Oils, WC, Calligraphy, Silver Point, Mixed Media. Learn the Arts and Crafts of Creatiing Museum Quality, Collectible, Art for Fun, Profit, or to impact on Conscience, History, Heritages, Cultures, FOR PEACE.
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News :: War and Militarism
Hey, W! Bin Laden (Still) Determined to Strike in U.S: MAUREEN DOWD - Still Vulnerable +
18 Jul 2007
DOWD: After spending hundreds of billions and losing all those lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, we’re more vulnerable to terrorists than ever.

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Commentary :: Environment : Social Welfare
FDA To Cover Up Pesticide Industry's Biggest Crime
17 Jul 2007
Will Pesticides and toxic activist groups pay attention to what is easily the most deadly use of pesticides, namely, on tobacco...and then into millions of smokers' lungs?
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LOCAL News :: Environment
Dangerous Lead Levels in Seemingly Innocent Garden Hoses
17 Jul 2007
"In other words, we have threatened an estimated 88% of American children with a lowered IQ from lead poisoning, sometimes called the "silent epidemic." - 'Living in the Environment', Seventh Edition, G. Tyner Miller, Jr. Page 559.
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News :: Human Rights
Charges added against 2 who held anti-Bush banner
17 Jul 2007
Charges added against 2 who held anti-Bush banner
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
New Perspectives on the War on Drugs
17 Jul 2007
With the United States’ “War on Drugs” in its 36th year, we must face the effects both at home and abroad. Our jails are past their holding capacity with nonviolent drug offenders, a disproportionate number of whom are people of color. Billions of dollars have been spent on a heightened militarized approach to combating drugs overseas. Results have included destroyed indigenous communities, “counter-narcotics” aid to repressive regimes, and degradation of the environment through eradication and fumigation policies. Are there alternatives to this drug war quagmire?
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LOCAL News :: Globalization
Fourteen Defining Characteristics Of Fascism
17 Jul 2007
Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:
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Commentary :: Media : War and Militarism
The Baltimore Examiner Is Wrong About the Iraqi War
17 Jul 2007
On July 11, 2007, the Baltimore Examiner published an editorial cheerleading a continuation of the Iraqi War and propping up the conflict’s main instigator, the liar-in-chief, President George W. Bush. The Examiner insisted: “[Bush] is right on Iraq and that he deserves America’s support.” The Examiner is wrong! Bush warrants impeachment for lying the country into the war and a federal prison cell next to his partner-in-crime--V. P. Dick Cheney!
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News :: Human Rights
Solving Hamas-Fatah Impasse
17 Jul 2007
I was reading a news article on former Palestinian Information minister Dr Mustafa Barghouthi on An Najah University's (Nablus, Palestine) website when I stumbled upon this article on a Palestinian solution to the impasse between Fatah & Hamas below. It calls for reform of the PLO, dissolvement of the emergency gov, Hamas gov, & to end the current factionalism running rampant in territories by allowing all factions to join a new reformed government composed of other political parties: PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY
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News :: International
Iran demands Japan's oil payments in yen, not US dollars
17 Jul 2007
Iran has sent a letter to Japanese refiners, signed by Ali A Arshi, the general manager of crude marketing and exports for Iran's national Iranian Oil Company, according to a report by Bloomberg. The letter asks for yen payments "for any/all of your forthcoming Iranian crude oil liftings." The request is for all shipments "effective immediately".
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