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LOCAL Announcement :: Technology
Right Wing Hackers Target IndyMedia Network
02 May 2005
Right-wing hackers 'g00ns.com' are taking credit for attacking several IndyMedia websites posting anti-left rhetoric. This explains how to fix the bugs, who is responsible for the attacks, and how to prevent this kind of action in the future.
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Commentary :: Politics
Bush Has Grasped the Third Rail; It's Time to Turn on the Juice
02 May 2005
Now that Bush has admitted his plan is to cut Social Security for the middle class, it’s time for progressives to take him down. No compromises, no cutbacks, and a call for the rich to pay Social Security taxes on all income, not just the first $90,000.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
Youth Labor Activists Meeting, Friday 5/6, 7pm
02 May 2005
Are you a young person in the labor movement?

Under 30 in a movement that is under attack. . .

Join other young union members, union staff
organizers, and rank-and-file activists on Friday, May 6th for a brief meeting followed by a social gathering at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Nazis Fuck Off - May 8th
02 May 2005
No Nazis in Boston
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News :: International
New government in Ecuador still shaky during May Day celebrations
02 May 2005
CUENCA, ECUADOR - Less then two weeks ago popular protest forced the president of this small Andean nation from power. Now in celebration of the first of May, the international day for workers rights, far more people were in the street protesting then there ever were during those recent demonstrations.

Tens of thousands paraded through the streets in this small city in southern Equator. An extremely high turnout for a city of only a quarter million people isolated deep in the mountains. Most of the signs and chants carried though the crowds were in relation to the current crisis of government. They called for the removal of the new president, for congress to be dissolved, and most common, both heard and seen were calls for all politicians to be removed and a popular government formed.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
5/23 Vermont: Anarchy in Montpelier
02 May 2005
A day of talks, panels, performances, and socializing
at 4 Langdon Street in Montpelier, Vermont
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
Police Siege in Cambridge
02 May 2005
Last night, at approximately 12pm, Harvard University police, who are deputized police in the city of Cambridge, sieged a handful of people in a local community center.
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News :: Environment
California Safe Schools Presents "United for Safety 2005"
02 May 2005
Celebrating programs and polices that protect health and the environment
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LOCAL News :: Labor
Anti-Capitalists on the March in Boston
02 May 2005
Modified: 02:41:04 AM
On Sunday, May 1 - also known as May Day, or International Workers' Day - anti-capitalist protesters gathered in downtown Boston for the first May Day march here in several years.
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News :: Human Rights
Wisconsin 'workfare' a total failure report finds
02 May 2005
W-2 is “a Frankenstein of a social program” and is “the $1.5 billion mistake of a welfare program unleashed on thousands of poor people in Milwaukee and Wisconsin that drove single women with children off the rolls to fend for themselves in a declining economy,” wrote Eugene Kane, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s only African American columnist May 1
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