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Commentary :: DNC : DNC : Human Rights
The UN and Trial of Saddam H.
17 Dec 2003
Summary: Saddam in captivity, even Charles Taylor in exile as well as the U.S. victorious all pose the questions: Who should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity? Do the moral spoils of war belong to the victor alone? What is sovereignty without liberation? This is one of half a dozen critical tests of the role of the United Nations and International Court – overshadowed by the recent history of US unilateralism . . .

An international criminal court held in Iraq can be organized by Iraqi prosecutors for the Iraqi people. Prosecution of the victors is, however, a matter to take up at The Hague, with or without the US signature on the ICC accords.
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News :: International
Bin Laden suggested attack against U.S. military base in Turkey, but activists changed plans
17 Dec 2003
Fevzi Yitiz told interrogators that Osama bin Laden approved attacks in Turkey only if Turks were not killed, but instead operatives bombed two synagogues, a London-based bank and the British Consulate-- killing over 60 people, mostly Muslims.
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News :: Human Rights
17 Dec 2003
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Interview :: Environment : Environment : Gender : Human Rights
We Can Do This: Direct Action against Global Capitalism and US Imperialism; an interview with Ingrid Chapman
17 Dec 2003
We Can Do This: Direct Action against Global Capitalism and US Imperialism
An interview with Ingrid Chapman
By Chris Crass

Ingrid Chapman has been involved in direct action organizing for the past 4 years. At 23, she has helped pull off successful mass actions, worked with thousands of activists around the country and bases her work in the question, "How do we build broad based movements capable of challenging global capitalism and US imperialism?" While it is easy to get depressed about the state of the world these days, those in power would also like us to forget that the largest anti-war movement in history was mobilized this past year and that global movements for justice are standing up against capitalism. Ingrid Chapman is one of the many younger generation radicals developing visionary politics and strategic practice to build our movements.
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News :: Gender
Poll on homosexual marriages shows skewed results.
17 Dec 2003
A "Pro-Family" institute is creating an enourmously biased poll of support for gay marriages they will mail to Congress.
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Commentary :: DNC
Death of homeless man rouses Libertarian suspicions
17 Dec 2003
Aren't we in a "budget crunch?" Why do we have to pay extra so (the homeless) can have a regular cold-weather shelter?
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News :: Politics
MIT Students Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Flight with a Hack
17 Dec 2003
Modified: 01:47:51 PM
plane.jpgMIT "hackers" honor the 100th anniversary of powered manned flight with a model of the Wright Brothers' Flyer on the university's Great Dome.
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Join The Electronic Civil Disobience against Puppy Killers
17 Dec 2003
"Its that time again! Another Electronic Civil Disobedience (ECD)! Everyone had such a great time shutting down Daiichi, that we thought we needed to have another go at it. But as usual, the target will be a secret until the 15th of December. There's just no telling...

So on the 15th of December a link will be placed here to take you over to a web site where you can take part. You can take part from almost any type of computer and no special knowledge is required. Please spread the word to as many people as possible."
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Commentary :: DNC
Saddam's Capture and the Media Circus
17 Dec 2003
A few thoughts on the capture of Saddam Hussein, the reaction of the corporate media and whether or not this will diminish the Iraqi resistance to colonial occupation.
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Commentary :: DNC
Tell us why, Latifa
17 Dec 2003
For the past week I've been looking at a photo of a good-looking woman called Latifa Abu Thra'ar. Latifa, aged 40, mother of seven, lives in the Balata refugee camp near Nablus. She was arrested last week after smuggling an explosive belt
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