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LOCAL Announcement :: International
Boston Mobe presents "Alive in Baghdad" Wednesday December 14th 7-9 pm
10 Dec 2005
You know it's hard to get news from Iraq. Even news from imbedded reporters rarely makes it to the American airways— you hardly know a war is going on. But, for people in Baghdad, and the rest of Iraq, the war is simply impossible to ignore. Brian Conley, a young independent journalist, decided to go to Iraq and see for himself what has been continually overlooked.
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LOCAL News :: Race
Calls needed For Palestine Today !
10 Dec 2005
UN ambassador John "the barbarian" Bolton is getting a 'defender of israel' award from the rabid zionists of America organization on Sunday at the Marriot in New York City as a reward for coercing the UN to rescind its Zionism = racism declaration. This is a call to all friends of Palestine to flood them with phone calls and raise a ruckus of complaints. Easy, fun and effective!
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LOCAL Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
Gay Love Gets Political for Boston Duo
10 Dec 2005
New "Red-State" Gay Romance Novel by Boston Authors is Published -- Designed to encourage would-be gay pols to join the political fray in 2006. Dedicated to local gay pols Carl Sciortino and Jarrett Barrios
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LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Deeds Not words
09 Dec 2005
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Announcement :: GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : Organizing : Politics
National Conference on Organized Resistance 2006
09 Dec 2005
This year's NCOR will be held on February 3-5, 2006!
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics
A Question of Complicity: Torture and the Role of Mental Health Professionals
08 Dec 2005
Modified: 09 Dec 2005
The past two years have witnessed growing accusations of torture and coercive and inhumane interrogation practices against the United States military and covert agencies in prisons from Cuba to Iraq. Beneath that terrible story lies another: the ominous possibility that military physicians, psychologists and psychiatrists have been complicit in these practices -- indeed may have helped to design some of them. In response, the Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights sponsored a recent public forum and has launched a petition campaign aimed both at the U.S. Congress and the American Psychological Association, demanding independent investigations of these allegations and an end to the involvement of medical and mental health professionals is military interrogations. Information about the Fund and the ongoing petition campaign are available on its website:
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education : Environment : Globalization : Media : Organizing
PEAK OIL: The Reality Behind Syriana Flyering Campaign
09 Dec 2005
We are mobilizing volunteers to distribute educational flyers to moviegoers before and after Syriana.
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Commentary :: Politics
BTL:Peace Movement Works for Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Iraq as...
09 Dec 2005
...Congressional Debate Heats Up ~ Interview with Leslie Cagan, national coordinator of United for Peace and Justice, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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LOCAL Announcement :: Media
De-Interlaced: Surviving The Mass Media // 12.14
09 Dec 2005
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights : International : Politics
BU students hold vigil for kidnapped peace activist in Iraq
08 Dec 2005
Local Boston University student activists, including members of the Student Underground newspaper collective, are holding a vigil for their friend Harmeet Sooden who is being held hostage in Iraq. They met him while studying abroad in New Zealand last semester, and just heard the news of his capture. They are calling for an anti-war vigil tomorrow (December 9, the day before International Human Rights Day) at 6:00pm in front of the military recruitment center at Tremont Street, across the street from the Park Street T stop in the Boston Common. Please come to support Hermeet, his colleagues, his friends, and everyone who is working for peace in Iraq and across the world.
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