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News ::
Streets of shame
30 Jul 2004
Forget the drama of next month's Olympics - the real Greek tragedy is the nation's appalling record on the welfare of animals, says Justine Hankins
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LOCAL News :: DNC : Gender : Organizing
Radical Queers Hold Kiss-In at Fanieul Hall
30 Jul 2004
Modified: 06:55:04 PM
QRkissIn.jpgA rowdy group of 60-70 Radical Queers gave avid convention goers and curious onlookers some things to think about during a "Kiss- In" at Fanieul Hall yesterday. At around 6:30 PM, while nearby TV's pumped out convention coverage, Radical Queers shouted slogans like "Keep your laws off my body", "we're here, We're queer, and we want your children". and "Ten Percent is not enough" and kissed each other passionately.
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News :: Human Rights
UPDATE - NOW ON ITS 30TH DAY, HUNGER STRIKE OF ERNEST BARRAQUIAS JR. He REFUSED AN INTRAVENOUS INJECTION OF GLUCOSE AT St. Louis University Hospital in Baguio City, Philippines.
30 Jul 2004
Hunger Strike of the discoverer & whistle-blower of seized drugs distribution by high-ranking police generals & drug lords in the Philippines. The country is ranked by the latest United Nations report to be the 3rd biggest producer & exporter of the methampetamine hydrochloride, called “shabu”, but commonly called “meth”, “ice”, “crack” in the United States where the instantly addictive illegal substance is becoming extremely popular in the West Coast & Southern States. The Philippines is also an acknowledged major transshipment of the said drugs to other countries. Assasination attempts and persecution on him. He is still ignored by the government.
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News :: DNC : DNC
The Clinton Myth
30 Jul 2004
Sam Smith of the Progressive Review shatters the myth of Bill Clinton as saviour of the Democratic Party. In reality, Bill Clinton was far more damaging to the Democratcs in 2000 than Ralph Nader.
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LOCAL Commentary :: DNC
Kerry's Speech: Vacuous and Recipe for a Failed Administration
30 Jul 2004
Kerry's Gore-like acceptance speech offered few specifics and, if it's an indication of the type of campaign he'll be running, he will end up with no mandate to confront a Republican Congress even if he does defeat Bush
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LOCAL Review :: Organizing
Billy Bragg and Friends Rock the Middle East
30 Jul 2004
On Saturday, July 24th, Billy Bragg and company showed up at the Middle East Cafe for a four hour shindig. The event was a fundraiser for the Boston Social Forum taking place that weekend and was attended by 500 screaming fans.
Bragg, who played two sets was joined by the Foundation, the Reagan Babies and the Acid Reggae Experience for the show.
It was a unique sound sensation as the working class folk rock of Bragg was followed by the Hip Hop beats of the foundation and the folk/blues/punk of the Reagan Babies. The political message was clear: "Another World Is Possible." Local favorites the Reagan Babies took this to heart engaging the crowd in a high energy set with all new tunes that proclaimed "The King bleeds oil" and "Resistance is a fine wine." Before they settled down with "American Mess" (which included a stage dive by the Campbell's Soup Boy model) the Babie's Eddy Dyer had his pants off and was dancing a russian jig.
Acid Reggae Experience closed out the night with some mellow..well, you got it- Reggae. It was the perfect come down.
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LOCAL News :: DNC : Organizing
Critical Mass @ DNC
30 Jul 2004
Modified: 02:22:46 PM
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LOCAL News :: DNC : Environment : International : Organizing
Protestors recreate US-Mexico Border at Marriott
30 Jul 2004
Group protests Arizona Delegates at Marriott
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LOCAL Interview :: Environment
Landlords Beware: Boston Angry Tenants are Coming for You!
30 Jul 2004
A funny (and pretty good) article from this week's 'Weekly Dig'
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Announcement :: Politics
Anarchist World's Fair, NYC!
30 Jul 2004
This summer, thousands of people are coming to New York City to protest the Republicans. The Anarchist World’s Fair will provide many opportunities for newcomers to connect with the local anarchist scene.
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