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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : International : Labor
New Bedford Migrant Workers Are Not the Enemy
08 Mar 2007
new_bedford_3_7_07.jpgMassachusetts, March 6, 2007. An army of 300 federal immigration agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has conducted yet another military style raid on migrant workers in the country. This time it was the turn for an East Coast location, New Bedford, Massachusetts where scores of workers were taken away. ICE, a branch of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explains that their objective is "to more effectively enforce our immigration and customs laws and to protect the U.S. against terrorist attacks. ICE does this by targeting illegal immigrants: the people, the money and materials that support terrorism and other criminal activities." (From their website "About us" section).
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News :: International
(Video) Nablus: 2 New Clips from Military Operation "Hot Winter"
08 Mar 2007
Today, a-films and RJI released another two short video-interviews from the recent military operation in Nablus, Occupied Palestine. The first interview was conducted with Ashraf al-Tibi, the injured son of 'Anan al-Tibi, whom the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) shot dead on February 26th, 2007. The second interview is with 11-years-old Jihan Tahdush, who was used as a "human-shield" by Israeli soldiers during house-to-house searches in the Old City of Nablus.
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Announcement :: Media
Turbulent Times for Airlines
08 Mar 2007
Jetblue and how the airline is in trouble
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Labor
Statement in Solidarity with Immigrant Workers in New Bedford, MA
08 Mar 2007
Release all Immigrant Workers Detained by ICE!
Stop the Raids & Deportations Now!
Legalization for ALL Immigrants!
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
ASI: URGENT CALL-IN to defend Africanist Movement leaders!
07 Mar 2007
Guinea_Chernoh.jpgASI: URGENT CALL-IN to defend Africanist Movement leaders!

The following communication comes from the office of Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the Interim Committee of the African Socialist International (ASI). The African Socialist International is an international party of African revolutionaries. The ASI has as its historical mission the unification and liberation of Africa under an all-African socialist government under the leadership of the African working class and poor peasantry.
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News :: Environment : War and Militarism
San Francisco - Nuclear Weapons Lab Backs Down
07 Mar 2007
Bob Sarvey: We have achieved ... a major victory.
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Commentary :: Labor
Against capitalist sabotage, take over and occupy the factories!
07 Mar 2007
Throughout the period of the government of President Chávez the people have had to endure with great patience attacks on the gains of the revolution, as the oligarchy, the capitalists, have tried to sabotage and trample on all the initiatives of the people and the President. We need to remember that the bosses' lock-out and the coup of 2002 were initiatives of the Venezuelan businessmen, inspired and organised by imperialism to prevent the revolution moving forward.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
AUX ARMES, CITOYENS! Carta de la señorita Marple a los Maigret
07 Mar 2007
Estimados señores; puesto que considero a ambos bien franceses me siento muy intrigada con respecto a la posición nacionalista que toman los 9 medios de comunicación más representativos de la opinión francesa. En efecto, 6 de los últimos abren sus portadas en un escenario de confrontación que pone en primer plano la vieja rivalidad franco-alemana: Francia y la República están en peligro en el reparto del precio a pagar en AIRBUS.
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Commentary :: Politics
Washington No Match For Big Oil
07 Mar 2007
Most of the Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls are reluctant to challenge big oil, insurance companies, health care providers and many of the big corporations that are driving up inflation because these candidates for president will be relying on the same big corporations to contribute the hundreds of millions necessary for a successful campaign in 2007 and 2008. The Democrats and Republicans are selling America to the highest bidders.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics : Race
The Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited
06 Mar 2007
On August 23, 1927, the State of Massachusetts executed two-Italian born immigrants for their alleged roles in the murders and robbery of a payroll clerk and his security guard on April 15, 1920. The condemned, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, were militant anarchists. A mockery of a fair trial led to their ultimate fate. Professor Deborah Contrada revisits their case and concludes that there was “reasonable doubt, easily” as to their guilt.
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