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Commentary :: International
Brazil: the perfect electoral crime
11 Oct 2006
The election was totally clean? Was there fraud in the election? God only knows. And some corrupt ones, also. Specialists warn: the security and the allegiance of the result of the electronic ballot box are not fidiciary.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Huntingdon Life Sciences Proven to be Humane
11 Oct 2006
Contrary to the belief of some activists, Huntingdon Life Sciences is a human company.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Race : War and Militarism
harvard and war criminals event
11 Oct 2006
A British-Israeli human rights lawyer who helped indict a top Israeli war criminal speaks about the case at Harvard, where the suspect himself was once a visiting fellow.
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Interview :: Environment
Interview with John Whitfield, author of In The Beat Of A Heart: Life, Energy, And The Unity Of Nature
11 Oct 2006
In the Beat of a Heart combines biography, history, science and nature writing to capture the exciting advances—and the people who are making them—that are triggering a revolution as potentially important to biology as Newton’s insights were to physics.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Friday Vigil to Support Lynne Stewart
11 Oct 2006
Lynne Stewart is a radical human rights attorney known for her outspoken political views and representation of controversial clients. Last year, Lynne was convicted of providing material support to a terrorist organization for representing a client accused of terrorism. Already barred from practicing law, Lynne is 67 years old and battling breast cancer. The government is demanding that she be sentenced to 30 years in federal prison
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Announcement :: Media : War and Militarism
cultures of resistance: call for footage
11 Oct 2006 is seeking footage from filmmakers around the world for a feature-length documentary called CULTURES OF RESISTANCE.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Catastrophic failure
11 Oct 2006
Out now
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News :: International
Provocative US attack on Shiite militia in Iraq
11 Oct 2006
An attack over the weekend in Diwaniyah, a city to the south of Baghdad, signals a major intensification in the operations of US forces in Iraq against the Mahdi Army, the armed wing of the Shiite fundamentalist movement nominally headed by the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
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Commentary :: Gender : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
Election 2006: No votes for the capitalist parties
10 Oct 2006
Faced with this situation, Working Class Emancipation calls for voting a "spoiled" ballot, by writing "Defeat US Imperialism in Iraq and Afghanistan" and "Full Citizenship Rights for All Immigrants" all over the ballot (or filling these slogans in as "write in candidates" if it is an electronic voting machine). We call on the workers and militant youth who want to see a working class revolutionary alternative on the ballot in the future to join us and help build the organization that can make this possible.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Prospects for Fascism in America
10 Oct 2006
It’s now cliché for radicals to make links between US policy and Nazi Germany (it’s just really easy). Some take the analogy further, claiming that fascism in all its glory is fully integrated into American culture— with death camps soon to come. To some extent the various predictions are credible; the historical correlations are often unshakable. Sometimes however, the fascist bogeyman is revealed as exaggeration, or simply paranoia. Underestimating the drive and desperateness of those pushing the fascist agenda in the US is of course dangerous, with much of the population making this mistake; on the other hand, a common, tactical error many radicals make is in overvaluing the resources, organization, and receptiveness these groups have attained, often leading to demoralization and inaction. Exposing fascist tendencies in the US, their future prospects as well as limitations will be the goal of what follows.
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