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LOCAL News :: Education : Human Rights : Labor
Day 2, United We Dream Tour: Framingham
15 Apr 2005
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : International : Organizing : Technology
June 18-21 *** Converge in Philadelphia *** BioDEMOCRACY / Reclaim the Commons!
15 Apr 2005
Join us to challenge the corporate crime, poisons for profit, and flagrant lies of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (www.bio.org), at the time of their annual international convention, with a creative uprising for truth, life and justice!
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News :: Human Rights
Australian Beauty Facing Indonesian Firing Squad
15 Apr 2005
Schapelle Corby: Schapelle Corby, a 27-year-old Australian, faces a maximum punishment of death by firing squad after 4.1 kg of cannabis were found inside her unlocked bodyboard bag at Bali airport last October. Schapelle is believed to have been an innocent victim in an Australian domestic drug smuggling racket between Sydney and Brisbane. The criminals however, did not remove the drugs in Brisbane according to the plan and Schapelle, unbeknown to her, arrived in Bali with drugs that had been planted in her bag along the way.

PLEASE JOIN PETITION TO BRING HER HOME.
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Commentary :: Organizing
Aleph.
15 Apr 2005
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Horizon.
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News :: Politics
Fascist Dictator Calls For Double Standard On Email
15 Apr 2005
Bush draws the line on Email. The government can read your email, but he doesn't want you reading his.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Day of Solidarity with the Bromley Heath Workers
14 Apr 2005
After two years of "negotiations", workers employed by the Bromley Heath Tenant Management Corporation (TMC) are still without a new contract.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Tax Me More
14 Apr 2005
This Tax Day, I'm telling Congress to stop giving me tax breaks. I'm wealthy. I don't need them, and they're bad for our country.

As a teacher, I can't look my students in the eye and tell them millionaires should get tax cuts while schools and libraries are hit with budget cuts.
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News :: Media
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 4/15/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
14 Apr 2005
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Human Rights
Famed Artist Paints Abu Ghraib
14 Apr 2005
"Fernando Botero’s latest paintings go beyond anything he’s ever created in the past. He’s completed his masterwork, a suite of 50 large oil paintings depicting the horrors perpetrated by Americans at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison." (A variety of articles about the intersection of art and politics can be found at the Art For A Change web log: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog)
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
Assassination Vacation with Sarah Vowell
14 Apr 2005
Ford Hall Forum presents Assassination Vacation with Sarah Vowell (author and contributing editor for NPR's This American Life). Presented in collaboration with the Center for New Words. Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 pm. Followed by a discussion and book signing. Admission: free and open to all. Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA. Wheelchair accessible and conveniently located to the Northeastern stop on the MBTA Green Line or Ruggles Station on the MBTA Orange Line. For information call Ford Hall Forum 617-373-5800 or visit www.fordhallforum.neu.edu.
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