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LOCAL Commentary :: Social Welfare
Latest on BU Bio-Terror Lab
14 Apr 2005
The truth about the pro-lab Op-Ed in the April 12, 2005, Boston Globe

Originally distibuted as an e-mail by ACE: Alternatives For Community and Environment

You may have read the Op-Ed in the April 12, 2005, Boston Globe in which Dr. Jean Patterson writes in favor of the lab. What the Op-Ed fails to note is that the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, where Dr. Patterson heads the Department of Virology and Biomedical Research, is the owner and operator of the BSL4 lab in San Antonio and so of course Dr. Patterson has a self-interest in assuring everyone that BSL4 labs are safe and needed. Also she is plain wrong to write that city, state, and federal officials will be keeping an eye on everything that goes on in the lab. There is no federal regulatory program for such labs -- only laboratory self-policing through an Institutional Biosafety Committee made up of members appointed by BU. There is no state or city regulatory program. In fact, the Boston Public Healthy Commission report on the tularemia infections at BU recommends the creation of multi-level regulatory programs for such labs.Until there are such regulatory programs no one should feel comfortable having a BSL4 lab in Boston. Remember, the BU lab will be the first and only BSL4 lab in a densely populated urban neighborhood anywhere in the U.S.
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News :: Education : Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race
KmB Pro-People Youth USA Website Operational
14 Apr 2005
kmbnewtop.jpgKmB strives to connect local issues to national and international concerns through audio-visual media, arts and culture. Showing how the problems of different communities are intertwined, Pro-People News strives to address and raise awareness about the struggles and triumphs of the people, which are not covered by the mainstream media.
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News :: Race
Anti-Immigrant Organization to Invade D.C.
13 Apr 2005
What you can do to stop anti-immigrant groups from spreading xenophobia thru the halls of Congress!
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LOCAL News :: Education : Human Rights
Immigrant Youth Tour Massachusetts for In-State Tuition Rates
13 Apr 2005
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News :: Politics
Upon returning from Iraq, AmeriNazi charged with holding Mexicans a gun point on Arizona road
13 Apr 2005
Unable to resist his new found hobby of abusing the human rights of others, AmeriNazi orders Mexicans out of their car in Arizona, makes them lie down on the road, and holds them with a gun.
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Commentary :: Environment
It's not terrorism that threatens us, it's corporate power and influence
13 Apr 2005
Modified: 12:25:09 PM
We’re told to fear the evil-doers overseas, but it’s our own American corporations, greedy to avoid safety regulations and flush with campaign contributions, that really threaten us with disaster after disaster.
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News :: Environment
Lines In The Sky Mean Years Off Your Life
13 Apr 2005
PDRM6975.JPGIt IS Patently Obvious--review well...this is about energy technology that the bush scum do not DARE talk about because it is highly damaging to living things, including humans...it is probable that this tech responsible for 30% of malpractice suits in the last ten years, and you can expect up to 25% off your life because of this tech being tested on you by a foreign power controlling America...
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News :: Politics
DPRK’s reasons for nuclear weapons
13 Apr 2005
Modified: 10:27:48 AM
In a Foreign Ministry statement the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has once again declared its commitment to a lasting peace, stability and the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics
Bush arrest when visiting Holland in May?
13 Apr 2005
In the Netherlands coming April 29th there'll be an official verdict in the court case vs Bush et. al.: again charged with a string of crimes against humanity, 'Breach of the UN Chapter' and the Torture Convention, which by the way probably your country - like the US - has signed too.
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LOCAL News :: Education
Final Update from Harvard: Administration Backs Down, CIA Event Disrupted
13 Apr 2005
A top College administrator who had said she would not allow students to protest the presence of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recruiters on campus yesterday reversed her position just hours before the rally was set to begin...

More than 100 students packed Auditorium E in the basement of the Science Center yesterday afternoon to hear the panel—including several activists who disrupted the event with skits designed to ridicule the CIA and DHS.
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