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LOCAL News :: International
Irish Freedom Committee to oppose Black Watch in Boston
27 Jan 2006
The Boston Cumann of the Irish Freedom Committee will confront the appearance of the murderous Black Watch Regiment and Welsh Guards with pickets this Sunday, January 29th, at the Fleet Center in Boston.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Saturday // Radical Relief Reportback from the Gulf Coast
27 Jan 2006
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Commentary :: International : Politics
Bush Pot Calls Hamas Kettle Black
27 Jan 2006
Modified: 10:20:14 AM
What’s wrong with this picture? Here’s our president, who began an unprovoked war of aggression that has killed as many as 250,000 civilians, telling Hamas to renounce violence.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Increase in post traumatic stress disorder and the Iraq war
27 Jan 2006
Modified: 09:28:30 AM
With more war vets seeking treatment for post-truamatic stress disorder the Bush administration has questioned the diagnosis itself. Written from the informed prospective of someone who has experienced PTSD, the article looks at why PTSD is increasing now amoungst vietnam vets as well as some of the effects the adminstation will have on proliferating the disorder.
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Commentary :: Politics
BTL:Former CIA Field Agent Asserts U.S. Intelligence Agencies Broken
27 Jan 2006
Interview with Robert Baer, former CIA agent and author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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News :: International
26 Jan 2006
Iran’s Oil Exchange Threatens the Greenback
by Mike Whitney
January 24, 2006
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
It's 11 P.M. - Do You Know Where Your Nation Is?
26 Jan 2006
A special edition of the Massachusetts produced Saint Kermit podcast, with commentary on President Bush’s State of the Union Address featuring a political, cultural and media review from a progressive political perspective, with David Cobb, 2004 Green Party Candidate for President, Mary Hess, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN; Michael Blackman, M.D., Hillcrest Family Health Center, Pittsfield, MA; and Saint Kermit Co-Hosts Tony Lorenzen and Jim Henderson.
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News :: Human Rights
Never go to a shrink, NEVER (message from the Netherlands)
26 Jan 2006
Never go to a shrink, NEVER (message from the Netherlands).
1. Psychiatrists have the highest rate of suicides of any profession.
2. 23 Zyprexa deaths registered by the F D A are only the top of the ice-berg baby.
The researchers reported the possible Zyprexa side-effect cases last July in the journal Pharmacotherapy: Over an eight-year period, 288 diabetes cases, of which 75 resulted in severe illness and 23 in death.
The findings were based on voluntary reports to the FDA, which scientists estimate reflect between 1% and 10% of actual cases.
3. E C T electro shock therapy is still used in the Netherlands, E C T must be stopped.
Electro Convulsive-Electroshock Therapy damages the brain, shortens peoples life spans and has not led to a decrease in depression nor suicides.
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News :: International
26 Jan 2006
IRAN TELLS ISRAEL: 'MAKE MY DAY!...' If Israel attacks, Iran says it would respond so strongly that it would put Israel into "an eternal coma".
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Commentary :: Organizing
The First Principle of Political Activism is Awareness.
26 Jan 2006
Becoming a political “activist” does not primarily mean protesting against something. Rather, at least one primary aspect of becoming an activist, is becoming “aware” of what is going on in the world—but also becoming aware of what is going on within oneself (in respect to what is perceived to be going on everywhere else).
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