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News :: International : Politics : War and Militarism
21,000 Troops To Become The Latest Guinea Pigs For Pentagon
02 Feb 2007
In light of President Bush’s determination to send an additional 21,000 plus troops to Iraq, regardless of the position of Congress and the American people, the citizens of the United States must be made aware of the ongoing experimentation and outright disregard for our American troops. With nearly thirty-six percent of our Gulf War I troops disabled, we must hold those responsible for such negligence accountable for these atrocities.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Activists To Protest February 5th Rapaport Conference in NYC
02 Feb 2007

Diamond Industry Reps Scurry to Defend Profits;
Activists To Protest February 5th Rapaport Conference in NYC
What: Press Conference and Demonstration
Where: New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, (6th Ave.) New York City
When: Monday, February 5, 2007, noon

What: Forum
Where: Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th Street (at 7th Avenue)
When: Monday February 5, 2007, 7:00 p.m.

Contact: African People’s Solidarity Committee, Rob Notowitz, 857-233-7504
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Commentary :: Education
Sign the petition
02 Feb 2007

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), a trade association, defines itself "as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture industry." But its rating system for films impacts much more than the industry. MPAA ratings affect a film's distribution and thus its financial success; this, in turn, limits what kinds of movies get made and what people get to see at the local movie theater.

The rating system was designed to provide information to parents and movie-goers, but it too often results in arbitrary, inconsistent, and unreasonable decisions, which chill filmmakers' creative freedom and keep films away from audiences.
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News :: Politics : War and Militarism
Bush and Gonzales – Two Terrorists
02 Feb 2007
Bush, Alberto Gonzales and the Justice Department subject an entire state to civil rights violations reminiscent of 1930s Germany.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
Mooninite terrorists or political prisoners? Suspect faces deportation to Belarus if convicted.
02 Feb 2007
Modified: 05:02:58 AM
As the city scapegoats Peter Berdovsky and Sean Stevens to cover up its own inept mishandling and hyping up of small LED cartoon character signs as acts of terrorism, Berdovsky's fate hangs in the balance: he is a Belarusian citizen seeking political asylum in the United States. For the city's arrogant pride and ignorant over-reaction, he may face deportation, imprisonment and possibly torture in Belarus, a country well known for its human rights abuses.
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Stop the War! Troops Home Now! March 24th
01 Feb 2007
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News :: Environment : Politics : War and Militarism
Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab's 200 Executioners Ready
01 Feb 2007
Gay or straight, bisexual or transgender, black or white or Asian, it makes no difference to the cold blooded murderers at Livermore as the employees mindlessly carry out their proscribed "tests" and "detonations." After all, the money's good, why would they ever ask anything?
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 2/2/07 ¡Listen Globally!
01 Feb 2007
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. Netherlands, Cuba, China, and Russia.
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News :: Politics
Whole world planning "death parties" for Bush, war, and capitalism
01 Feb 2007
With the planet’s ecosystems and humanity’s social and economic systems seriously ill, cities and towns all over the world are making plans to throw huge parties when the wars, empire and capitalist system promoted by U.S. President George W. Bush finally die.
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Commentary :: Media
01 Feb 2007
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