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LOCAL News :: Media
Bill Moyers addresses National Conference for Media Reform
12 Jan 2007
Modified: 05:47:21 PM
Bill Moyer's opening plenary in Memphis.
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News :: Gender : Human Rights : International : Race : War and Militarism
PHILIPPINES: Smith's Illegal Transfer to the US Embassy: A Case of Multiple Rape
12 Jan 2007
r3366221097.jpgRape of the Judicial System, Rape of Nicole once again, and Rape of the Nation's Dignity and Sovereignty
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Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
safe2pee, a gender neutral bathroom directory
12 Jan 2007
Saddened by the disappearance of other bathroom resources (including Boston's relief map and San Francisco's PISSR), several SF Bay Area genderqueers have created a searchable, nationwide gender neutral bathroom directory.
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Announcement :: International
Chavez announces radical measures against capitalism in Venezuela
12 Jan 2007
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela during the swearing in ceremony of his new cabinet gave a fiery speech in which he announced a series of radical measures. If carried out they would be a serious blow against the power of the oligarchy and imperialism in Venezuela. The proposals he made reflect the sharp turn to the left in the country as a whole. They reflect the real mood of the masses and their desire for radical change and an end to capitalism in the country.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Shut Down The Guantanamo Penal Colony, Now!
12 Jan 2007
On the 5th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan. 11, 2007, demonstrations were held across the country. In Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court was the site of a protest action, as was the U.S. District Court. At the latter, about 100 activists were arrested inside the building. Meanwhile, outside, activists dressed in orange jump suits, the uniform of the Gitmo detainees, demanded to have their “Day in Court!”
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Landmark Patient's Rights Bill Filed at State House
12 Jan 2007
Do you feel irritable, moody, and depressed when you can't get outside for several days? An increasing trend amongst inpatient psychiatric units in Massachusetts is to deny fresh air and outdoor access to patients at a time it can help them the most. The powerful hospital lobby and some administrators have quietly been creating a more restrictive environment that further cuts into the basic humanity of this misunderstood and stigmatized population. But a grassroots coalition is looking to change that.
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 1/12/07 ¡Listen Globally!
11 Jan 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, China, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: War and Militarism
Medea Benjamin-Code Pink Peace Ribbon Campaign
11 Jan 2007
Medea Benjamin, a co-founder of the Code Pink Alert organization describes Code Pink Alert’s Peace Ribbon Campaign
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Announcement :: Globalization
Brazil: To whom belongs the future?
11 Jan 2007
In socially mature countries , consolidated and really sovereign, the prospections of the future are made by groups of university thinkers, of governmental and enterprise institutions, as well as groups associated to national NGOS.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics
Venezuela 2006: Continued repression of popular protest
10 Jan 2007
* El Libertario, the voice of the Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas of Venezuela, analyzes the how and the why of the increasing state repression against the growing social discontent that belies the pseudo-revolutionary discourse of the Chavez regime.
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