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Commentary :: Human Rights
Bush's Torture Tort Reform: Don't Sue, Don't Get Sued
27 Apr 2005
Modified: 11:37:38 AM
So why did the Bush administration go to court and oppose a judgement ordering Iraq to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to 17 captured Americans tortured by Saddam back in the first Gulf War? He had to! If he’d gone along, hundreds of people tortured by U.S. forces in the current “War on Terror” could turn around and sue the U.S. government.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
A New World in our Hearts: Anarchist May Day Festival! NYC
27 Apr 2005
http://www.anewworldinourhearts.mahost.org/

THESE EVENTS ARE IN NEW YORK CITY
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LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Coke former General Counsel favors soda in public school
27 Apr 2005
Modified: 06:31:40 AM
If Gubernatorial candidate and Coca-Cola consultant Deval Patrick -- to be paid $2.1 million this year -- does not understand why a solid majority of parents want soda out of the schoolhouse, he should at least appreciate why voters might want to keep the soda executive out of the statehouse.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
This Friday: March for Justice for Janitors at Harvard!
27 Apr 2005
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LOCAL News :: Education
T.V. Turnoff Week Kicks Off
26 Apr 2005
Last night was the Boston kickoff event for National TV Turnoff Week to get people to unplug and experience life instead of just watching it on television.
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Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : Organizing
BioDemocracy Update # 1 from Philadelphia
26 Apr 2005
From June 19 to 22, 2005, the Earth’s largest consortium of
biotechnology corporations -- the Biotechnology Industry Organization
(BIO) -- is holding its annual international convention in downtown
Philadelphia. Join us to say NO to their agenda of genetically
engineered (GE) agriculture, medicine for profit and bioweapons
proliferation!

Activists in Philadelphia and throughout the East Coast are hard at
work mobilizing a diverse smorgasbord of activities to challenge the
biotech industry with our own vision of peaceful, sustainable and
GE-free grassroots democracy. In this update, we’ll give you a taste of
the mouth-watering menu of events that you can expect to enjoy if you
join us in Philadelphia this June ...
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News :: International
Each Step a Prayer For A Nuclear Free Future.
26 Apr 2005
Fort Lee, NJ - On Saturday, April 30, 2005, an international group of people will arrive in Fort Lee NJ. They will be met by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, and Hiroshima bomb survivors.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Providence Mayhem - Celebrating May Day
26 Apr 2005
**Providence, Rhode Island**

Mayhem…Celebrating May Day So Many Ways...
Actions, music, films, panels, readings, races and romps!
(all events are FREE *except AFSC benefit)
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Peace in Colombia: National Vigil & Call-In Day
26 Apr 2005
Modified: 01:48:44 PM
The San José de Apartadó massacre:
In February, eight members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were brutally killed (5 adults and 3 children); witnesses say that Colombian army troops are responsible. The Peace Community was formed when 17 towns and villages joined together in 1997 to insist that all armed groups stay out of their area. Since then, over 100 members have been killed or disappeared.
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Announcement :: Social Welfare
Really Really Freemarket! Special Mayday Spectacular
26 Apr 2005
New York City's THIRD EVER
Really Really Free Market!
~~Special MAYDAY Spectacular!~~
FREE STUFF!
FREE SERVICES!
FREE FUN!
Saturday, April 30th
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