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House Approves Penalties for False Web Records
23 Sep 2004
Modified: 06:02:47 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill that would increase jail time for identity thieves and other fraudulent Web users who register sites under false identities.
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LOCAL Announcement :: DNC : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Get on the Buses for the Million Worker March!
23 Sep 2004
Danny Glover, actor:
"We must keep marching ... before the elections and after
the elections ... until we win justice for the homeless,
the unemployed and we bring the troops home now ... Come
out on Oct. 17th."
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LOCAL Commentary ::
Public Radio: For Sale to Highest Bidder?
23 Sep 2004
It is not uncommon to read stories about media consolidation nowadays, with companies like Clear Channel and Entercom buying up small radio and TV stations and distributing their content across these various outlets, and making a hefty profit while they're at it. In the case of Clear Channel type consolidation, the company is going after small commercial stations. In Lowell, a similar situation is taking place but in this case it involves a corporation going after a non-commercial station. The corporation is MediaNews Group, owner of the Lowell Sun and the radio station is our own WUML, a small non-commercial radio station owned by the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. MediaNews is a newspaper investment company, with newspaper holdings across the country, as well as 4 radio stations. In FY 2003, the company totaled $738,598,000 in revenues from their varied holdings.
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News :: International
22 Sep 2004
“Israel would be a much safer place to live if it would give up warfare and weapons and become civil-ized, if it would give up expansion and land grabbing and become decent and humane, if it would care about the ‘other’ and not only about more and more land, if it would stop being an occupier fretting over ‘demography’ and become a democracy caring about justice, liberty, and bread for all. “
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22 Sep 2004
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Announcement :: Human Rights
22 Sep 2004
THE THOMAS PAINE PROJECT believes that an Independent Music Community is an essential part of a free society and TPP actively supports that community by encouraging venues to feature underground bands and musicians.
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Commentary ::
Cannon Fodder Poor: American Soldiers Victims Of War Profiteers
22 Sep 2004
health hazards, family problems,
'vaccines' , shoddy equipment,
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News :: DNC
Lyrics of a "Terrorist"
22 Sep 2004
The briliant minds at the Department of Fatherland Security diverted a flight and seized Cat Stevens as a "potential terrorist." He is custody now and will be deported tomorrow. Here are some lyrics written or sung by this "terrorist".
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
City Council Proposing Off-Campus Student List
22 Sep 2004
Tomorrow, Boston City Council meets to discuss a proposal that would create a list of off-campus students to share with police.
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Review :: Human Rights
Stormy Seas on the Citizen Ship
22 Sep 2004
In a review in the 9/22 issue of Counterpunch Magazine (, Ron Jacobs says Dave Lindorff's new book "This Can't Be Happening!" reveals "a government driven by greed and bloodlust."
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