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Commentary :: Politics
New Year Fear
02 Jan 2005
( a poetic response to 2004)
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News :: Politics
Statistical Analysis of Exit Polls-No Conspiracy Needed
02 Jan 2005
I've always believed that if there was foul play in this election it would be accomplished through electronic means and the only way to know would be through exit polling.
So I've been waiting patiently for a comprehensive analysis of exit poll data by qualified analysts. That moment has slowly, but finally, arrived. The latest is the analysis posted below in its entirety (converted from PDF for convenience and posterity) by Jonathan D. Simon, J.D. and Ron P. Baiman, Ph.D. from Institute of Government and Public Affairs - University of Illinois at Chicago. This paper, combined with others, namely Freeman, is as close to a "smoking gun" as you will ever find.
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News :: Labor
A New Year's Revolution?
01 Jan 2005
Corporate managers have always hated that they have to pay time and a half for more than 40 hours’ work. Now US Air has come up with a great new idea: get the workers to “volunteer” their time when there’s extra work to be done.
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Commentary :: Politics
Adventures in American Theocracy - Part 1 - The Pequot War
31 Dec 2004
Those who wonder what a theocratic foreign policy for America would look like need only consider 17th New England - and the fate of the Pequots
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Going to D.C. for the Inauguration: a local call to action
31 Dec 2004
while many are gearing up to trek to the imperial capital on jan. 20 to protest the coranation events, bush,neocons the war the selection ect. many more will remain behind and let their voices be heard in their home towns
what are we doing locally to let our distaste for this regime be heard? what aid and support are we offering to our fellow comrades that will take the struggle to d.c.?
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Announcement :: Environment
The sciences of self-annihilation by the demagnitization of the magnetospere
31 Dec 2004
Modified: 02:54:36 PM
A document containing information about global warming and how it effects the earths magnetic field which will result in the extinction of all spiecies on this planet.
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News :: International
US Nuclear Testing As Possible Culprit for Indian Ocean Earthquakes
31 Dec 2004
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Rally for the Republic-Boston’s Faneuil Hall,Monday, January 3, 7 – 9:30 p.m
30 Dec 2004
Defend Our Democracy!
Call on Congress to Stand Up & Be Counted
For Equal Voting Rights For All On January 6!
Speakers to include:
David Lytel – Founder of Redeafbush.com, a federal PAC, participated in the 2000 & the current Constitutional Challenges to the legitimacy of the Florida and Ohio electoral votes

Jonathan Simon – Exit poll analyst, attorney, voting activist and chiropractor

Tom Barbera - One of thirteen MA electors who passed a unanimous resolution asking for the investigation and remedy of election violations

Faye Morrison - Ayer Selectwoman who spent six months campaigning and working with Election Protection in several states - disturbing stories of voter suppression from the trenches

Donna Palermino, Esq. - Activist and Attorney, to speak on the legal aspects of the challenge

Campaign Volunteers - Local citizens who campaigned in Ohio, Florida and other states,to share their personal experiences of vote suppression. PLUS A SHORT VIDEO ON VOTE SUPPRESSION IN OHIO.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Raped during incommunicado arrest
30 Dec 2004
The basque group against torture – TAT - together with the family of Amaia Urizar, denounced today in a press conference, that the girl was raped during incommunicado arrest in the headquarters of the Guardia Civil. Here is her terrible testimony.
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News :: Globalization
COLOMBIA: THE EMBERA KATÍO INDIGENOUS PEOPLE FIGHT MULTINATIONALS
30 Dec 2004
Four hundred Embera-Katio indigenous people have come to Bogotá from their distant lands in Cordoba near the Caribbean Coast of Colombia to demand that the Colombian government meet with them concerning the construction of the second hydroelectric dam on their lands. The first dam, ‘Urra 1’, flooded 7,400 hectares of land in 1999, destroying the rivers which were the source of food, transportation, and culture for the Embera-Katio people. Now the multinational (Canada, Sweden and Russia) company Urra plans to construct a second dam which would flood many more hectares.
This is part of an interview with one of the organizers. Unfortunately this person has received death threats and therefore cannot be identified.
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