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Commentary :: Human Rights : Media : Organizing : Politics
RCP Cries "Wolf" over Fascism
06 Feb 2005
Modified: 05:00:46 PM
A comment on RCP's current
"Battle for the Future" campaign:
Hysteria about "fascism" serves to hide
the essential role of the Democratic Party in
the political and economic system of imperialism
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News :: Globalization : International
Iran, the draft, and another "New Pearl Harbor"?
06 Feb 2005
Are the Bush Neo-cons setting the stage for *another* "New Pearl Harbor" attack on US interests--one that may dwarf September 11? The author of the following article thinks so. He thinks the attack is being planned to mobilize the US for ever more war and to ensure support for a military draft. And the article's footnote suggests the attack on US interests may hit a US city...and it may be nuclear.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Race
"Eyes on the Prize Part I: Awakenings 1954-1956," a free public showing
06 Feb 2005
Boston Radical Reference and Boston IMC present:

On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 8th, at 6PM as part of Eyes on the Screen
people
nationwide will celebrate the struggle and triumph of the civil rights
movement with a screening of "Eyes on the Prize Part I: Awakenings
1954-1956." Copyright restrictions have kept it from the public for the
past
10 years.
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Commentary :: Media
It is getting very chilly around here
06 Feb 2005
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News :: Politics
DHS Port Security Grants Given to OIL Firms, Texas Energy Companies
06 Feb 2005
Your money...very hard at work...in the form of "grants" given to oil, energy & logging companies.
U.S. Homeland Security Dept. Grants Are Being Given to Shell, Conoco-Phillips, Texas Energy Companies, etc...

Shell Oil posted a record $17.5 Billion PROFIT for 2004 and YOU, YOUR FAMILY & YOUR FRIENDS are giving them HUGE "grants". Notice all the little TX energy companies getting $$millions!!!
Conoco-Phillips GETS $10,592,310 in "Grants".
SHELL GETS $9,321,818 in "Grants".
Valero Energy Corp. GETS $8,531,356 ??????? in "Grants".
Chevron GETS $7,344,390 in "Grants".
Motiva Enterprises (Shell sister Company) GETS $3,988,634 in "Grants".
Sunoco GETS $3,499,275 in "Grants".
PPG Industries (Paint Co.) GETS $3,000,000 in "Grants".
Houston Fuel Oil GETS $1,682,256 in "Grants".
Occidental Chemical Co. GETS $1,465,000 in "Grants".
Marathon Ashland Petroleum GETS $938,800 in "Grants".
Williams Energy Partnership GETS $545,000 in "Grants". For what???

Check it out!!
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Commentary :: International
Emperors and Chicken Hawks
06 Feb 2005
The differences between Roman emperors and our present day versions of the same.
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Commentary :: International
So you wanna get a job in Consulting? Well I do!
05 Feb 2005
Perhaps it's the abundance of frequent flyer miles and business-class airline seating. Maybe it's the complimentary laptop, the big bucks and that new three-piece suit you've been eyeing at Brooks Brothers. And the free meals at some of the world's nicest restaurants can be a nice perk. Whatever the reason, you've ( read I’ve) decided that the exciting and professional world of management consulting is a good career match for your cosmopolitan self. The problem is that unless you attended a college with lots of ivy (or the initials MBA mean more to you than My Big Ass), consulting is often a difficult industry to break into. By following a few careful steps, however, you can figure out if consulting is really the right job for you, and how to break into it
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News :: GLBT/Queer
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
05 Feb 2005
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The fairy tale of the Dutch tolerant society and the humane asylum-policy
05 Feb 2005
In contrarily with the general allegations in American and Western newsmedia, not only the Netherlands is no open society for minorities, moreover the Dutch asylum-policy is violating gravely international humanitarian principles.
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Announcement :: Organizing
URGENT CALL TO ACTION!! PLEASE, PLEASE READ THIS NOW!!
05 Feb 2005
An Urgent Call to Action!! The "Key" to PEACE. A grassroots movement to flood congress with 1 million keys!!
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