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Announcement :: Politics
Mutual Aid and Solidarity needed from New Orleans
06 Nov 2005
The Common Ground collective is asking people to visit the New Orleans evacuees in their area and let them know that efforts are being made to rebuild their community.
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LOCAL News :: Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology
AIDS activists demand resources
05 Nov 2005
Boston-AIDS-1sm.jpgLeaders from AIDS service organi zations, Black churches and especially two dozen people living with the virus spoke, sang, clapped and stood unified with a single demand. Everyone agreed to push for full implementation of the City of Boston’s declaration of an HIV/AIDS state of emergency in communities of color in Boston. Healing Our Land worked three years for passage of the proclamation, which was declared last March 30.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Sedition and Opportunity
05 Nov 2005
Real democracies are populated with active not passive citizens; passivity is characteristic of totalitarian and other oppressive regimes. Prior to any government or ruling body eliminating hard-won liberties and circumventing constitutional rights, the population must necessarily become timid, fearful, apathetic and passive. How simple it becomes to harness and manipulate such a population!
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Boston City Council backs Dec. 1 struggle in Rosa Park’s name
05 Nov 2005
On Oct. 26, the Boston City Council passed a 13-0 resolution in tribute to Rosa Parks and also in support of the Dec. 1 National Day of Absence against Racism, Poverty and War. Activists in New York, Baltimore and Detroit are organizing support in those areas to get a similar resolution passed. In Oakland, Calif., Million Worker March Movement leaders such as Clarence Thomas are discussing a possible Dec. 1 resolution with the city council there.
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News :: Human Rights
2 Indymedia journalists detained in Argentina on Nov. 4
05 Nov 2005
Urgent: two journalists detained in the repression by the police in Mar del Plata
The Alternative Media Network of Buenos Aires, Argentina
November 4th, 2005
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LOCAL News :: Politics
EYES WIDE OPEN --2038 combat boots on Boston Common
04 Nov 2005
Modified: 08:44:42 PM
The "Eyes Wide Open--An Exhibition on the Human cost of the Iraq War" is being displayed Nov. 1 through 8 on Boston Common. Thousands of pairs of boots and shoes of those killed in Iraq.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Cops, gangmembers, and low intensity war games: R U statecraft illiterate?
04 Nov 2005
Modified: 07:26:41 PM
The idea that western society is a 'chain-of-command' society and that the low intensity wars that happen here are played out by pawns of those wars appears to be a way of seeing what few seem to consider. To see this is to begin to not only understand why the feds have worked so hard to shut down and undermine the IMC projects (because we have here the *threat of a good example*) but also build a basis on which to envision truly serious alternatives.
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LOCAL News :: Globalization
Incidentes en Plaza de Mayo
04 Nov 2005
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Incidentes en Plaza de Mayo
Por Prensa De Frente - Friday, Nov. 04, 2005 at 7:07 PM

Se extienden los enfrentamientos a la Av. 9 de Julio. Fuego en locales comerciales. Policías de civil realizan detenciones en todo el centro porteño

Atacan Bank Boston en el centro de Buenos Aires
20:00 Se extienden los enfrentamientos a la Av. 9 de Julio. Fuego en locales comerciales. Policías de civil realizan detenciones en todo el centro porteño

19:54 Enfretamientos entre manifestantes y policías, incendian banco Francés, atacan Mc Donals en Av de Mayo al 600 y Burguers King en Rivadavia y Florida. La policía ataca con gases, hay detenidos. Por lo menos un policía herido.

18:40 Un grupo de jóvenes atacan un Bank Boston en la calle Salta y Av. de Mayo, en el marco de la movilización unitaria de repudio a la llegada de Bush. Se reportan dos policías heridos en esta acción.

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Commentary :: Politics
FLASH! A Majority of Americans Now Favors Impeaching Bush
04 Nov 2005
Modified: 03:28:40 PM
Between June and October, Zogby has found that support for impeachment of the president has risen from 42 percent of the public to 53 percent. When will the Democrats act?
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Commentary :: Labor : Politics
A Shock and Awe Attack on American Workers
04 Nov 2005
Congress has put workers the end of the list of those whose interests get protected in corporate bankruptcies. That is not just a crime, it’s a major battle in the corporate assault on working people.
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