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Commentary ::
Photoshop for Democracy
07 Jun 2004
New and old media groups are using parody and Adobe Photoshop to mobilize young voters for the 2004 elections. Their message? "Let's have a good laugh at the powers that be, and let's work together to make America a better place."
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News :: Human Rights : Organizing
European Activists Need Your Help!
07 Jun 2004
As you may or may not know, petitions and
demonstrations in Europe are still
effective tactics for influencing government
policies and decisions. For example, this year in
France, the
governement did not go through with two major
decisions: one
concerning unemployement payement and the other
to cut research funding - just because of
demonstrations and petitions. So please read the
following appeal, and if you feel like it, sign
referenced petition. By helping to make it more
and international, you will help it to be more
Since 1981, 150 former Italian Activists have been legally residing in France. Some of them are now being unfairly threatened with extradition to Italy where they would immediately be sent to prison. Sign a petition to let them reside in France!
Around 150 former Italian activists, condemned in Italy for actions linked with the political and social upheaval of the 1970s, have emigrated to France. Since 1981, they have been legally residing there on the promise made by the former French President Francois Mitterrand. He promised that they would always have safe refuge there so long as they renounced their past political activities, did not go underground, and did not involve themselves in politics. Some of them are now being unfairly threatened with extradition to Italy where they would immediately be sent to prison.
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LOCAL News ::
Coming to a town near you.. the draft!
06 Jun 2004
Draft dilemma

They are going to reintroduce the draft in the US. But it's such a vote loser, no one wants to mention it
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Jeff "Free" Luers Solidarity Event
06 Jun 2004
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Commentary ::
The Reagan Legacy
06 Jun 2004
Usually, I am very reluctant to criticize the dead. However, since the corporate media seem so fervent in their desire to glorify Ronald Reagan and will probably do so for weeks, if not months, I think an alternative perspective is only fair.
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News :: DNC
06 Jun 2004
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:The Life of Peace, Social Justice Activist Dave Dellinger
06 Jun 2004
Modified: 05:55:32 AM
Remembered Interview with Leonard Weinglass, human rights attorney, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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Commentary :: DNC
Some Basic Everyday Phrases in Arabic
05 Jun 2004
I have been at numerous anti war demonstrations with our Palestinian and other Islamic brothers and I have been ashamed by ignorance of the beautiful Arabic language. So I have learned some basic phrases, which I am posting here for the community's benefit. Learn Arabic - it's fun!
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Commentary :: Environment
BTL:The Ballots of 1 Million African-American and Latino Voters Likely to be...
05 Jun 2004
Modified: 09:19:02 PM
..."Lost" in 2004 Presidential Election ~ Interview with Greg Palast, BBC investigative reporter, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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LOCAL Announcement :: DNC
Donate to the no-DNC convergence
05 Jun 2004
Modified: 07:28:09 PM
We will resist the DNC with all of our might. We will make the delegates realize we do not want them in our fair city. We will refuse to recognize the State and we will continue to fight against the crook that is nominated. We will not ask for freedom, we will demand it. In order to extend our base of support we have added a link to donate money to the Bl(A)ck Tea Society on our website. This will allow even those who cannot make the journey to Boston this summer to support us in demonstrating our dissent. This money will allow us to organize a convergence center and autonomous zone; host a free open-air bazaar and concert; and fund the legal defense of our comrades arrested by police repression during the convention. Your support is deeply needed and appreciated.
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