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News ::
U.S. NEWS BLACKOUT
16 Aug 2004
New Zealand cuts diplomatic ties with Israel - $1.2 trillion missing from the Pentagon - Young American girl murdered in cold blood by Israeli soldier - Are we not getting these stories because the U.S. is in a perpetual news blackout.
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LOCAL News :: DNC
Bush’s Iraq Policy a Shambles, But Can Kerry Challenge It?
16 Aug 2004
The fighting in Najaf exposes the fraud of the June 30 “sovereignty” handover, and represents a complete failure of Bush’s Iraq strategy, but Kerry can’t bring himself to condemn the whole thing as the colossal disaster that it is.
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Commentary :: Environment
Bush Making an Issue of Kerry’s Military Service Is Dumber Than—Well, Anything
16 Aug 2004
Why would a president who did everything he could to not put on a uniform during wartime but couldn’t wait to don one years later as the most protected person on Earth, cast aspersions about a guy who volunteered to wear one in Vietnam and upon arriving back home as a decorated vet did everything he could to help other soldiers take theirs off? For more details about the Bush Baby’s last-gasp grasp at a straw man, read on.
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Commentary :: Politics
BTL:Poor People's Campaign To Hold Protest March on NYC GOP Convention
15 Aug 2004
Modified: 08:51:24 PM
Interview with Cheri Honkala, national coordinator of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Terror In D.C.
15 Aug 2004
Modified: 07:02:29 PM
Bush Lies. How Many Die?
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LOCAL News :: Labor
Janice Loux, United-HERE-Local 26, in SanFrancisco - 6min. QT movie
15 Aug 2004
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Commentary :: Environment
LIVING IN AN ELECTION YEAR
15 Aug 2004
A Cartoon Manifesto
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Commentary ::
An open letter to Greece:
15 Aug 2004
An open letter to Greece:
to its authorities, its media and its citizens
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Sing the online petition Urgent!!
15 Aug 2004
Sing the online petition in behalf of the six basque nationalist in Mexican
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News :: Organizing
Life and Lies Under the Terrordome
15 Aug 2004
quot;What we're talking about here is a very serious matter based upon sound intelligence.We are a nation in danger."

George W. Bush, August 2

The official American political season has opened in a war frenzy.

First, the Democrat's team "reported for duty" in Boston--wrapped in flags, surrounded by vets and generals--and promising to build up more military strength and launch aggressive new actions.

Then, the Republican government roared back with their own bid to orchestrate fear and war fever: Quickly after the Democratic convention closed, on August 1, the current administration announced a major terror alert--complete with claims of immediate threat, new "intelligence streams," capture of key plotters, supposed targeting of the New York Stock Exchange and the Citicorp Center in Manhattan, the Prudential Financial building in Newark, and the World Bank and International Monetary Fund buildings in Washington, DC.

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