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Interview :: Human Rights : Race
17 Jun 2005
The full 48 minute debate between San Francisco radio journalist Jeffrey Blankfort and USF Prof. Stephen Zunes on the role of the Israel Lobby in shaping American politics, originally broadcast in two parts on KPFA on June 1st and 8th, can now be heard or downloaded by going to
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Class Act
17 Jun 2005
The sentiment behind the prohibition of panhandling is disguised behind the word “aggressive”. But really, this is about the creation of a class of untouchables and the creeps that don’t want to touch them.
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News :: Human Rights
PHOTOS: At Philly City Hall for Mumia!
17 Jun 2005
On Thursday, June 16, supporters of journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall in response to a recent decision by Judge Pamela Dembe which prohibits him from entering in 2 new pieces of evidence. That day, members of the Ossining, NY chapter of the NAACP and others visited both Mayor Street’s and Pamela Dembe’s office in downtown Philadelphia. Others conducted a “Honk for Mumia” outside of City Hall as the day’s traffic passed.
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Commentary :: International
BTL:Neoliberal Conditions Attached to G8 Debt Relief Plan for...
17 Jun 2005
...Poor Nations Exacerbate Poverty ~ Interview with Bill Fletcher, president of Trans Africa Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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News :: Human Rights
How the Pentagon used WMDs in Vietnam
16 Jun 2005
Between the military reverses of its South Vietnamese puppets and the fierce and rising resistance at home, the United States had to give up. For the Vietnamese people, the year 1975 was the end of 35 years of warfare.
But this didn’t end the ravages of war for the Vietnamese people. Among the worst was widespread poisoning by the dioxins included in herbicides.
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News :: International
Behind the Indigenous-led uprising in Bolivia
16 Jun 2005
The irrepressible force of outrage, pride and the quest to defend natural resources by Bolivia’s Aymaras, Quechuas and Guarani Indigenous population—who went to the capital of La Paz waving their Whipalas liberation flags—has placed this country in the center of Latin America’s revolutionary effervescence.
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LOCAL Commentary :: International : Labor
controversy around appearance of Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions in Boston
16 Jun 2005
Modified: 08:15:48 PM
Below are two documents about the appearance in Boston next week of members of the Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions (IFTU), as part of a tour of Iraqi labor organizers put together by US Labor Against the War. One is an open letter from members of Boston's peace coalition, United for Justice with Peace, to the national coalition, United for Peace and Justice, questioning the wisdom of including the IFTU in the tour. After that is a reply from US Labor Against the War, defending the inclusion of the IFTU. Regardless of where you find yourself ending up in this debate, I think it illustrates the complexities and ambiguities of the situation in Iraq.
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News :: International
16 Jun 2005
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia.
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Announcement :: Social Welfare
Help Venezuela buying gasoline
16 Jun 2005
Help Venezuela buying gasoline in Citgo
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics
Populist #5
16 Jun 2005
The Subject of National Security, continued
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