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News :: International
Kanye West is my hero
03 Sep 2005
"I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family and they say we are looting, you see a white family and they say they are looking for food. And, you know, its been five days because most of the people ARE black ... We already realize a lot of the people that could help are at war right now, fighting another way. And now they've given them permission to go down and shoot us. George Bush doesn't care about black people." -- Kanye West
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LOCAL News :: International
NYC protest demands justice for hurricane victims, not repression
03 Sep 2005
“Relief for hurricane victims, not war’ and “Food and housing, NOT bullets, for New Orleans’ were some of the slogans raised at an emergency demonstration in New York City Friday, Sept. 2.
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Announcement :: International
A message of solidarity to the people of the United States
03 Sep 2005
Text of a statement approved by the deputies of Cuba’s National Assembly of People’s Power and President Castro's offer of medical help.
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Commentary :: Environment
Cuba's success in minimising loss of life during Hurricane Michelle
03 Sep 2005
Modified: 08:08:11 PM
Socialism and storms: Cuba's success in minimising loss of life during Hurricane Michelle highlights the social dimension of coping with natural disasters.
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News :: Human Rights
Kathleen Blanco, Card Carying Member of the DEMOCRATIC Party: "Shoot Looters"
03 Sep 2005
Kathleen Blanco, the Democrat governor of Louisiana, threatened looters with a shoot-to-kill policy.

"These troops are battle-tested. They have M16s and are locked and loaded," she said. "These troops know how to shoot and kill and I expect they will."
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News :: Politics
"Combat operations" declared against New Orleans "insurgency"
03 Sep 2005
Modified: 07:13:23 PM
"This place is going to look like Little Somalia," Brig. Gen. Gary Jones, commander of the Louisiana National Guard's Joint Task Force told Army Times Friday as hundreds of armed troops under his charge prepared to launch a massive citywide security mission
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The New Orleans flood was preventable
03 Sep 2005
Modified: 06:23:24 PM
Today Michael Chertoff spoke about all that Homeland Security was doing about the New Orleans flood, blaming it on mother nature. read between the lines.
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News :: International
National Guard not allowing food supplies in
03 Sep 2005
National Guard not allowing food supplies
into New Orleans... levee dynamited?
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Interview :: Environment : Human Rights : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare
Black Panther, Green Party veteran reports from New Orleans
03 Sep 2005
From dry Algiers neighborhood, Malik Rahim asks for help and calls government response 'criminal'. Go to end of article for way to contact Malik...
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
vandalism at Revolution Books
03 Sep 2005
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