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Announcement :: Politics
A socialist response to the massive rise in fuel prices
26 Apr 2006
The staggering increase in gasoline prices is taking an enormous toll on working families in the US, whose paychecks are already being eaten up by a host of other rising costs, from health care, to education, to housing and food. In the last two weeks alone, prices at the gas pump have risen nearly 25 cents—to an average of $2.91 per gallon—with prices exceeding $3.10 in California, New York and other states.
Some 70 percent of US adults recently polled said gas prices—which are up 31 percent since last year—were causing them financial hardship. Tens of millions of people in America forced to drive long distances to work, as well as elderly people on fixed incomes, rural residents and small business owners are being devastated, and the crisis could lead to mass layoffs in the airline and trucking industries and throughout the economy.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Labor
26 Apr 2006
Your support is urgently needed -- please send off your protest emails today!
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News :: Human Rights
Subject to the Penalty of Death - Dahr Jamail's Latest Dispatch
26 Apr 2006
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LOCAL News :: Labor
Boston-based UNICCO cleaning company target of Miami hunger strike
26 Apr 2006
Modified: 03:59:46 AM
A major labor campaign involving janitors in Miami, which overlaps the immigration issues on the front burner at the moment,has been taking place for the last 3 weeks, and a Boston-based corporation is the main target of this campaign. Check out Miami IMC for updates, including visits from SEIU's Stern and other high-profile figures.
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News :: Education
The State of the Left
26 Apr 2006
The following interview took place April 19. The transcript is courtesty of -- The Editors.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International
Haiti’s Rural Voters: Silent or Silenced?
25 Apr 2006
IMG_0204 (Small).JPGAn analysis of the comparitively low voter turn out between Haiti's presidential election and its legislative runoff as a result of missing civic education funds.
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News :: Organizing
Scholars for 911Truth Petition
25 Apr 2006
Scholars for 9-11 Truth have made up a petition for the release of 9-11 articles like videos, photos etc still held by the government. Please sign. They need 10000 persons at least.
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News :: Environment
On the Verge of Nuclear Disaster
25 Apr 2006
In the last 20 years since Chernobyl, nearly
200 "near-misses" have occurred at U.S.
nuclear power plants.

by: Greenpeace
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Commentary :: Environment
25 Apr 2006
How can vegetarianism possibly contribute to saving the planet from an ecological catastrophe? You’d be surprised.
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Commentary :: Politics
I'M THE DECIDER, Koo-Koo-Ka-Choo
25 Apr 2006
New song:

I am me and Rummy's he, Iraq is free and we are all together
See the world run when Dick shoots his gun, see how I lie
I'm Lying...
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