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News :: Media
Judge rules that US has broad powers to detain noncitizens indefinitely
15 Jun 2006
Judge rules that US has broad powers to detain noncitizens indefinitely
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General Interest Meeting/ Political Study for the Uhuru Movement/APSC
15 Jun 2006
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News :: Human Rights
"Our Military is Being Treated as Human Fodder" - Mother of Soldier
15 Jun 2006
Police in Eugene, Oregon have arrested 21-year-old Army Specialist Suzanne Swift for refusing to return to fight in Iraq. Swift served in Iraq for a year but decided she could not return and went AWOL. Not only did she feel the war lacked purpose, Swift said her superiors repeatedly sexually harassed her while serving in Iraq. We speak with her mother, Sara Rich.
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News :: International : Media
15 Jun 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, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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Commentary :: International : Media : Politics
Unexpected Guest Drops in on Iraqi Prime Minister
15 Jun 2006
Modified: 01:01:33 PM
Guess who’s coming to dinner? The President of the United States. But for the U.S. media, this peculiar party crashing by President Bush was a Big Moment, not an embarrassment.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Wendy Campbell: Deconstructing Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11"
15 Jun 2006
The issues still smolder...
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Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics
Action Alert - US intervention in Nicaraguan elections
15 Jun 2006
For twenty-five years United States policy toward Nicaragua has been directed by two goals: working against Sandinista efforts to hold or retain power, and forcing free market ideology on the country in the form of trade agreements and harsh loan conditions from USAID, the World Bank, IMF and other institutions. This is not the policy of the people of the United States, and we need to make that clear.
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Commentary :: Politics
15 Jun 2006
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Chicken Hawk Repugnicans talk tough, U.S. image meltsdown
15 Jun 2006
The chicken hawk Repugnicans do not give a damn about the lives of U.S. soldiers
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Commentary :: International
The social movements in France: Political lessons from the last 10 years
15 Jun 2006
For more than 200 years, France has been seen as the country in which class contradictions are most openly fought out and which provided the social impulse for events that have had European-wide repercussions. This applied to the revolutionary period from 1789 to 1815, and then again in 1831, 1848, 1871, and finally in 1968, when the May-June revolt, which began in Paris, spread like wildfire across Europe.
The conflicts surrounding the so-called “First Job Contract” (Contrat première embauche—CPE), which shook France during the past two months, are of such a character and have significance far beyond French borders. They show in exemplary fashion the real social and political condition of Europe. Even if, based on historical tradition, the French population is rather more inclined to take to the streets in their millions than, for example, the Germans, the same explosive tensions and political conflicts are also at work here and in the rest of Europe.
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