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News :: Human Rights : Labor
Take Action:From the Ongoing Sit-In at Washington University in St. Louis
05 Apr 2005
The following is from a student participating in the ongoing sit-in/occupation in the main administrative building of Washington University in St. Louis. The sit-in is in support of campus workers who do not currently receive a living wage. Currently the sit-in has been going on for over 24 hours(as of noon april 5). Below this message is a list of ways you can take action.
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LOCAL Announcement :: International
Land & Freedom // Apr 6 // Free Film Showing
05 Apr 2005
LPC Radical Films
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Commentary :: Politics
War, Money, and The Likud
05 Apr 2005
America is occupied by the Likud Party
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Announcement :: Politics
A New World In Our Hearts Mayday Festival-NYC!!!
05 Apr 2005
Join us in NYC April 28th- May 1st as we celebrate our histories of resistance, passionately callaborate on local projects, and work towards realizing our dreams for a free and beautiful world.
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News :: Labor
Grassroots Resistance Movement Against USA PATRIOT Act Grows
05 Apr 2005
While Congress has dithered and dissembled for years, liberals and conservatives in local communities across America have been rising up and opposing the USA PATRIOT Act, declaring their states and towns to be “Patriot Act free zones.”
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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
Help Stop Luxury Condo Developers in JP
05 Apr 2005
wreck.jpgAs many of you already know, the Archdiocese of Boston is in the process of selling the 3.5-acre parcel where the Blessed Sacrament Church now stands. The Blessed Sacrament had for over a hundred years been a center of the Hyde Square community. The deadline for bids on the site is THIS WEDNESDAY April 6th, 2005. One of the developers, Mr. Xerxes Agassi from Beacon Hill (54 Temple St.), stated in the Jamaica Plain Gazette his possible intention to build market-rate condos on the site. Just recently, he won an affordable housing vs. luxury condos debate at 11 Wyman Street giving him the opportunity to build more luxury condos in Jamaica Plain.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The moral short-sightedness of the Dutch prime-minister Balkenende and the EU regarding Israel
04 Apr 2005
Although it is of main importance the Dutch prime-minister Balkenende has referred to the universal values in respect of the holocaust, it is striking that he is lacking in moral indignation with respect to the Palestinian victims of the Israeli occupation.
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News :: Environment
CO2 and El Nino
04 Apr 2005
CO2 growth rate.JPGEl Nino Years
CO2 levels in the atmosphere increase faster during El Nino years because warmer surface waters decrease ocean CO2 absorbtion - thus more CO2 stays in the atmosphere .
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News :: Organizing
Baltimore's Opening Day, Workers Organize
04 Apr 2005
The United Workers Association is in continuous negotiations with Baltimore Orioles owner, Peter Angelos to improve working conditions at Camden Yards.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Pope a War Criminal and Hypocrite for Bush
04 Apr 2005
Modified: 04:03:50 PM
"It was a tragedy what the Pope did in Central America and Latin America in the 1980's." The show goes on to cite a number of observers who question whether the pontiff's judgment was clouded by his personal experience with communism in Poland.
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