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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Landlords Beware! Boston Angry Tenants Are Coming For You!
03 Jul 2004
Housing is a right, not a privilege to be owned and enjoyed by only the rich, and the Boston Angry Tenants Union (BATU) is working hard to prove the point. BATU is a grassroots, tenant-run organization whose mission is to organize tenants to act militantly and collectively in order to change the state of housing in Boston. We cannot count on dirty politicians to get the job done; all tenants deserve a voice. We need to take control of our own lives and make decisions for ourselves.
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News :: Labor
The Montpelier Downtown Workers’ Union Is In Effect!
03 Jul 2004
In Vermont, where 79 percent of businesses employ nine or less people, building a strong union movement could be an uphill battle. Many workers are employed in small service sector operations highly dependent on tourist dollars, where organizing has been a seemingly impossible task. Additionally, most of these workplaces pay low wages and employ people on an ‘at will’ basis, where workers can be fired at anytime for any reason. These economic ‘on the job’ realities have long posed difficult questions for workers interested in building a movement that gives them a voice on the job and strives to organize broad based working class power in the Green Mountains. Enter the Montpelier Downtown Workers Union.
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Announcement ::
Debut Issue of 'Strike!' out now!
03 Jul 2004
New agitational tabloid from NEFAC, covering the struggles of working people in the Northeast and across the world!
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News :: DNC : DNC : DNC : DNC : Environment : Environment : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics
"Liberty Bound" goes even further than "Fahrenheit"
03 Jul 2004
Liberty Bound - A US Citizen's journey of discovery into the lies, oppression, and corruption that has invaded her country since 9/11.

Theatrically released in France and now available on DVD in USA & Canada

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Commentary :: International
BTL:Darfur Region of Sudan in Midst of Humanitarian Crisis...
03 Jul 2004
...Black Congressional Caucus Calls on U.S. to Intervene ~ Interview with Salih Booker, executive director of Africa Action, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
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News :: Gender
Freedom for Romina Tejerina
03 Jul 2004
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Announcement :: DNC
VOX RADIO SHOW debuts 12:00 noon (EST) on July 4th!
02 Jul 2004
This radio-web-cast by Vox will feature an exclusive VOX NEWS broadcast.
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02 Jul 2004
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Commentary :: Environment
Green Strategy 2004-2008
02 Jul 2004
How did the David Cobb/Pat LaMarche ticket receive the Green Party nomination? And what does it mean for the Green Party in particular and American politics in general? My conclusion is that the so-called "red states" Greens, by rejecting Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo campaign, diminished the Green Party's own strength in the "safe state" of California, ironically without helping the pro-war Democratic Party candidate John Kerry (despite the hope of the Cobb/LaMarche faction) in the most crucial "swing states": Ohio (20 electors/3.6% victory margin in 2000), Florida (27/0.0%), Pennsylvania (21/4.1%), and Michigan (17/5.1%).
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News :: DNC
Bush wants your church membership directory
01 Jul 2004
In a move sharply criticized both by religious leaders and civil libertarians, the Bush-Cheney campaign has issued a guide listing about two-dozen "duties" and a series of deadlines for organizing support among conservative church congregations.
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