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News :: Politics
The Anniversary of the Assassination of Folke Bernadotte af Wisborg: September 17 1948
17 Sep 2004
Count Folke Bernadotte, special UN Mediator to Mid East ...responsibile for saving 20,000 Jews from Himmler was assassinated this day, September 17 1948. The man directly responsible for his death, Nathan Friedman-Yellin was sentenced, pardoned after 5 months and was allowed to serve on Knesset
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Lucy Parsons Center Special Event!
17 Sep 2004
WIN A SCULPTURE OF LUCY PARSONS AND HELP THE LPC BUY A NEW HOME !!!

ITS RAFFLE TIME!!
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News :: Environment
Democrats: Pussycats Against Republicans, But Tigers Against Nader
17 Sep 2004
Astonishingly, the Democrats had a chance to try and keep George Bush's name off the Florida ballot this November. They took a pass and instead have been fighting, and so far succeeding, in keeping Ralph Nader off instead.
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News :: Environment
Our worst fears: Vote Tampering
17 Sep 2004
By entering a 2-digit code in a hidden location, a second set of votes is created in the Diebold central tabulator, a program installed in 1,000 locations, which controls both paper ballots and touch-screens, each system handling up to a million votes at a time. Full story After invoking the 2-digit trigger, this second set of votes can be changed so that it no longer matches the correct set of votes. The voting system will then read the totals from the bogus vote set. It takes only seconds to change the votes, and to date not a single location in the U.S. has implemented security measures to fully mitigate the risks. It is not too late to do so, and the corrective measures are relatively simple. This program is not "stupidity" or sloppiness. It was designed and tested over a series of a dozen version adjustments, and has been in place for four years.
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LOCAL News :: Environment
National Green Party Focuses on District 5 State Senate Race in Rhode Island
17 Sep 2004
homelesssm.JPGJeff Toste Poised to Become the Nation’s First Green State Senator
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
Call for Anarchist Contingent at Million Worker March
16 Sep 2004
Washington DC, October 17th, 11:00 AM
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News :: International
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 9/17/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
16 Sep 2004
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. China, Russia, and Netherlands.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
JP Free Skool Needs Organizers (and classes are welcome too!)
16 Sep 2004
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News :: Politics
PRESS ADVISORY: Best Bike Lock Ever Made Just Got Useless
16 Sep 2004
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News :: Environment
Oregon Wilderness Plan Exemplifies Best of Bush Policy
16 Sep 2004
Senator's bravery in the face of public opinion earns him award; new
Forest Service mascot unveiled

The Bush campaign is awarding its first annual "Healthy Forestry"
award to Senator Gordon Smith, R-OR, for finding a way to convert
19,000 acres of prized wilderness into a highly valuable tree farm.

Converting the partially burnt Siskiyou "roadless areas" to tree
farming, despite 70% public opposition to "old growth" logging, will
mean not only the creation of several dozen temporary jobs, but also
will guarantee that the area will never again be subject to "old
growth" and "roadless" restrictions, and will remain forever open to
logging regardless of public opinion.
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