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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:One Year Delay in New York Times' Coverage of NSA Spying Scandal Exposes...
06 Jan 2006
...Flaws in U.S. Corporate Media ~ Interview with Norman Solomon, author and columnist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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News :: Human Rights
Take Action - NO Drug Industry Bailout on Avian Flu!
06 Jan 2006
Exploiting anxieties about avian flu, Republicans sneakily passed legislation right before the holiday recess that shields the drug industry from being held legally accountable when flu vaccines and other pharmaceuticals used to treat pandemic diseases cause death, disability or serious sickness. (Majority Leader Frist attached it as a provision in a completely unrelated defense spending bill, hoping no one would notice!).
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Commentary :: Politics
Wrongdoers Vs Whistleblowers: How Patriots Act
06 Jan 2006
Remorse and religion is the standard of those representatives pleading guilty to government bribes and lies. Courage and conviction is the standard of American whistleblowers, Sibel Edmonds and Bunnatine Greenhouse. Is there a Patriot Act that can protect whistleblowers and reflect the standards of how patriots are free to act?
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LOCAL News :: Race
Nazi Unwelcoming Party Jan 14th
05 Jan 2006
followyourleader.jpgWonder Bread Warriors Return to Boston.
Shut 'em down!
Chase 'em out of town!
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News :: Organizing
Push For Peace - Disabled Vets Wishing to Protest War
05 Jan 2006
There are many home-bound, or otherwise disabled, American citizens and veterans that have been unable to participate in past marches supporting the peace message.
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Commentary :: Politics
The Last Straw?.........It Should Be!
05 Jan 2006
The administration is saying that huge damage was done to our
intelligence gathering capabilities by the person who leaked the
story to the NY Times.
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News :: Education : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Deadly Border Patrol Incident Not Isolated
05 Jan 2006
The San Diego Area Office of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) condemns the wave of violence that has swept the San Diego border region in the last six-months, as result of deadly force employed by US Border Patrol Agents while apprehending migrants.
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News :: Environment : Media : Organizing : Politics
Frustrated furrier has "protest sale" during demo
05 Jan 2006
What does Greg Schumacher, of Schumacher Fur Co., do when the persistent protestors are ruining his holiday fur sales with their weekly demonstrations? What any corporate-minded shopkeeper would do, have a Protest Sale! Yes, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, and that is exactly what Schumacher did on the last day of 2005 when around 25 anti-fur activists arrived at his shop. Schumacher climbed into the display windows to hang giant signs inside the full-window store front that read, "50% OFF EVERYTHING, PROTEST SALE, (during protest only)." This act of desperation was met with grins and chuckles from seasoned activists who interpreted the "protest sale" as an incremental victory.
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Commentary :: Politics
2006 is a Crucial Year
05 Jan 2006
Modified: 02:15:14 AM
A change in control of the House could lead to real investigations into Bush criminality, and maybe even to impeachment hearings.
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News :: Media
Mainstream Media Fails Again!
04 Jan 2006
Modified: 05 Jan 2006
Newspapers and television news blew it again! Covering the trapped miners and their demise.
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