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News :: Human Rights
Creating a Palestinian apartheid state?
22 Dec 2004
Modified: 11:09:55 AM
It looks at what Bush, Blair, and the Quartet, are proposing, and then concludes that Israel is much more like the New South Africa, and the proposed "democratic" Palestinian state will be worse than the Old Apartheid South Africa.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Ledge Sit in DC Government Building Needs Support
22 Dec 2004
Help Support DC fight for shelter. A homeless activist is currently doing a hunger strike while sitting on a ledge in the Wilson Building (city hall and mayor's offices), until there is shelter in SW DC. Join the fight
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News :: International
Settlers wear Nazi patches
22 Dec 2004
Israeli settlers wear star of david patches to try to gain sympathy.
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Announcement :: Organizing
$9.11 Iraq withdrawal
22 Dec 2004
(a messaged, cash-flow boycott to bring ALL U.S. soldiers home from the illegal war on Iraq)
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Commentary :: Education
Land of the Paranoid, Bunker of the Skittish
22 Dec 2004
School authorities and the public at large have lost their heads since Columbine and 9-11, and the kids are paying the price.
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Commentary :: Politics
U.S. Criticism of Chávez Unfounded
22 Dec 2004
The recent round of Venezuela-bashing from the U.S. State Department and Washington- based foreign-policy organizations is symptomatic of a broader problem. And it's not Venezuela's problem; it's ours.
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Commentary :: International
Polarisation
22 Dec 2004
The people of the free world have not forgotten that half of America’s population opposes the ultra-right wing regime of Bush. A similar situation occurred in Nazi Germany with the rise of another madman to power. The population became polarised; however, the half with the conscience was swept along with the fanatics to the ruin of all. Failure to act against the regime in the early stages resulted in a greater calamity for the entire nation. Let it not happen again!
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News :: Politics
Computer Fraud Even in Oklahoma
21 Dec 2004
On November 3, the Tulsa World reported that Sen.John Kerry was winning in 57 Oklahoma counties with 70% of the vote counted. But, by the time the rest of the votes were added in (or
subtracted out, as the case may be), George W. Bush carried every county in Oklahoma, one of only two states where he managed that feat. It
was a simple case of the Bible Belt voting for yet another Republican Presidential candidate, just as we have every year since 1980 (maybe
longer, but you get the point). Or was it?
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News :: Politics
Half The Story about Election Is Worse Than No Story At All
21 Dec 2004
The Advocate presents, below, an article in three parts -- representing the three opportunities the mainstream media had to break open the Votergate story in the last twenty-four hours, all of which chances were squandered due to the incompetence of the respective newspapers' writers and editors.
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News :: Politics
The greatest story never told by Robert Lockwood Mills
21 Dec 2004
The United States is in crisis, 271 years after Zenger established press freedom as a precious right of Americans. A new despot has emerged in the form of corporate control of media. Our big-city newspapers and TV networks have consolidated; what the public learns and what it doesn’t is governed by a handful of oligarchs more concerned with the financial status quo, about their earnings and pleasing Wall Street, than about informing citizens.
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