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Commentary :: International
The Rebel Historian Eric Hobsbawm
03 Jul 2007
If the third millenium is crafted according to the theological dogmas of market radicalism, we will fail. The price for this failure, the alternative to a transformed society, is darkness.
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Commentary :: Politics
Convicted felon blackmails President
03 Jul 2007
Congress to investigate
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News :: GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : Media : Politics
Fantasia Film Festival Forced To Add Screenings For Your Mommy Kills Animals
03 Jul 2007
YMKA Final Lo Rez With AICN.jpgThe controversial feature film documentary Your Mommy Kills Animals sold out before the Fantasia Film Festival opens next week forcing it to add more screenings. Critics have stated that this film will outcontroversy Michael Moore's Sicko this summer and is a 'must see'.
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Commentary :: Labor
Immigration Reform Is Needed, After Bush
02 Jul 2007
Stewart Alexander, a presidential hopeful with the Peace and Freedom Party, says, “I believe Congress should work on comprehensive immigration reform after President Bush ends his term in office. I do not believe this important issue should be used as a political football or as a bandage for an administration that is hemorrhaging before the nation and the world.”
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
7/4: Hearts and Minds (WED)
02 Jul 2007
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Commentary :: Politics
Is Barack Obama an Alternative for U.S. Workers?
02 Jul 2007
After years of Bush’s open-ended war on working people at home and abroad, many on the “left” are desperate for an alternative. For many, that alternative is Barack Obama, a Democratic Senator from Illinois. Obama, who is very careful with his words and actions, has done a good job so far of portraying himself as a “sensible progressive”. However, far from being a “progressive” alternative, Obama is at his core a typical representative of the bosses’ political parties. Despite presenting himself as a candidate of “change”, Obama is a defender of capitalism and imperialism, and hence of exploitation and oppression. On all fundamentals, he is far closer to Bush than he is to being a genuine alternative for working people.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
The killing machine...
02 Jul 2007
t_29_06_2007.jpgIt was announced that the CIA would be declassifying hundreds of pages on illegal actions that included plans to eliminate the leaders of foreign governments. Suddenly the publication is halted and it is delayed one day. No coherent explanation was given. Perhaps someone in the White House looked over the material...
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News :: Politics
Just Say AAA: PAUL KRUGMAN - Housing Bubble; FRANK RICH - Wider Cheney Plot
02 Jul 2007
KRUGMAN: The housing bubble, like the stock bubble before it, is claiming a growing number of innocent victims.

COHEN: Tax authorities in the United States and Britain have lost touch with the super-rich, as has most of humanity.

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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Aksyon Sambayanan leader killed by NPA in the Philippines
02 Jul 2007
BAYAN-Muna-Joma-Sison-Jalandoni-CPP-NDF-ILPS.JPG27 June 2007, SAN PABLO CITY, PHILIPPINES - A woman peace advocate and the local head of the social movement Aksyon Sambayanan (People's Action) was killed Monday night by armed men believed to be members of the Maoist New People’s Army.
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News :: War and Militarism
Talabani: China to Arm Iraqi Police
02 Jul 2007
Iraqi President Jalal Talbani said on June 27 that Beijing has agreed to sell weapons to the country’s fledgling police force.
“We have signed an agreement to buy Chinese weapons for our police at a cheaper price,” Talabani told reporters on his return from a week-long visit to China, without providing further details.
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