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Commentary :: Human Rights
China's US Human Rights Report is Ugly, But It's No "Caricature"
28 Mar 2005
The New York Times was outraged that China, a human rights outlaw, would criticize America’s human rights record, but the Chinese report is in fact right on target, and should shame all Americans who care about the state of our own rights and freedoms.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Organizing : Politics
Boston City Council Hearing Today
28 Mar 2005
Monday, March 28, 2005, 4 PM.  The Boston City Council will hold a hearing on Boston University's numerous environmental, health, and safety violations over the past four years at the Boston University Medical Campus.
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News :: Social Welfare
Barry Goldwater, Social Security & My Mother
28 Mar 2005
Goldwater's stand on Social Security became a turning point in my life
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News :: Organizing
Help Conyers to Impeach Bush - link here to email
28 Mar 2005
Ralph Nader told the nation to support Rep. Conyers who is considering moving forward on impeachment hearings. Only people of his state can contact his DC office, emails are filtered.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Mission NOT Accomplished Day
27 Mar 2005
Modified: 05:13:01 PM
On May 2, 2003, George Bush made his infamous “Mission Accomplished” proclamation from the deck of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, asserting that all was rosy in Iraq – if you ignored, that is, the tragedy of the deaths of American troops and those of the “Coalition of the Willing,” and the loss of the lives of thousands of Iraqi men, women, and children – noncombatants, for the most part.
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Announcement :: Environment : Human Rights
National Grassroots Animal Rights Conference (March 31st - April 3rd, NYC)
27 Mar 2005
index-banner3.gifThis national conference (March 31st through April 3rd in New York City) will be the first of its kind. It intends to: empower the grassroots; promote discussion and skill sharing; be affordable, accessible, and inclusive; challenge oppression WITHIN the animal rights movement; have an open and participatory structure; develop a broader analysis of the social and economic context of animal oppression; promote abolition, not reform; and support cross-movement alliances.
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News :: Organizing
Breaking News-Kenneth Blackwell Forced Out
26 Mar 2005
Friday, Mar. 25, thousands of protesters gathered at the Ohio State Capitol and forced Blackwell, who was accused of voter suppression and fraud in the Nov. 2 Election, from his office. He was litterally chased away, and later resigned his post as the Ohio Secretary of State.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Abortion Issue Boiled Down to Reality
26 Mar 2005
If my mother had felt the need to abort me when I was growing in her
womb, I would have been grateful to give her that wish.
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News :: Environment
CNN's "Melting Point" [global warming]
26 Mar 2005
image2931_GlobalTemperatureGraph.gif"The confusing debate over climate change has given way to a new scientific consensus: The Earth is getting warmer."
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News :: Media
KPFA Listeners Mobilize to Return Bill Mandel to the Air
26 Mar 2005
Bill Mandel supporters fight to get him back on Pacifica's air. They met with KPFA management in Berkeley in March. See video and stills of the meeting at
http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/03/1729636.php

Mandel, Gerald Sanders (Pacifica Board member), and Jack Heyman (ILWU) on their way to the meeting.
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