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News :: International : Media
06 Jul 2006
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. China, Spain, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
The Hamdan dissents: US Supreme Court justices argue for presidential dictatorship
06 Jul 2006
Three US Supreme Court justices filed dissenting opinions in last week’s 5-3 ruling in the case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which rejected President Bush’s military commissions at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp.
All three dissenters—Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito—supported the administration’s claim to virtually unlimited presidential powers. A fourth, Chief Justice John Roberts, recused himself from the high court proceedings because, in his previous capacity as a federal appeals court judge, he had already supported the administration’s position in the Hamdan case.
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News :: Media : Politics : War and Militarism
Media Non-Event of 6/26/2006
06 Jul 2006
An important story was buried by the mainstream media last week: the 6/26 Senate Democrats hearing on Pre-Iraq War Intelligence. I offer this analysis of the media non-coverage of that damning (ergo, ignored) event. I hope you find it both enjoyable and informative -- and lament that no one else has done this bit of writing yet! Your servant, CPTMAY
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
A Soldier's View: Forgotton Sacrifice
06 Jul 2006
This commentary on America today was written by U.S. Air Force Captain F. John Duresky, currently stationed in Iraq. It was published in The Washington Post on July 5, 2006.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
06 Jul 2006
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News :: War and Militarism
CIA's INDICTED (Romano, Castelli, Russomondo, De Sousa), also top Italy Spies
06 Jul 2006
[JULY 5, 2006] Italy has just indicted three CIA officers and a U.S. Air Force officer on charges that they participated in the illegal 2003 rendition, or torture/kidnap, of a Muslim cleric in Milan. They are:
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News :: Labor
Lay Dead? Rumors Abound that Ken Lay Still Alive.
05 Jul 2006
Lay Dead? Rumors Abound that Ken Lay Still Alive

The sudden, unexpected death of Enron Corp. CEO Kenneth Lay on the eve of his court sentencing has prompted widespread speculation that the convicted multimillionaire is in fact, not actually dead.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Race
13 July - From Death Row: This is Mumia Abu-Jamal
05 Jul 2006
Modified: 04:45:25 PM
A Spartacus Youth Club Video Showing and Discussion
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Commentary :: Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Populist #31
05 Jul 2006
Concerning National Popular Elections
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Commentary :: Environment
Peak Oil and Politics
05 Jul 2006
Among the many shouts of warning from environmentalists about global catastrophes, ‘Peak Oil’ stands out as the newest and most imminent. The issue has gained special acceptance from different sections of the left, who have chosen it as their primary concern – aside from of course, defeating Bush. Peak Oil and other environmental issues, such as global warming, have created important political questions that need to be addressed; the following is an attempt to analyze the different political considerations that arise when one discusses the topic of Peak Oil.
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