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News :: International
India: Hindu Far-Right Sweeps Elections
15 Jun 2014
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Washington Embraces Chauvinist Modi
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Philippine agrarian reform: Powerful law, ineffectual bureaucracy
15 Jun 2014
2014-Agrarian-Reform-Congress-Philippines.jpgWhen the original CARP program that was passed under President Corazon Aquino was in danger of unraveling, the peasant movement came together and pushed the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms, or CARPER, through Congress in 2009.
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News :: Globalization
Exuvie psychologique
15 Jun 2014
Conditionnement de la différence, différence du conditionnement...
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LOCAL News :: Education
Boston Public Schools End Middle School Bus Transportation - Eliminating Union Jobs
14 Jun 2014
The unelected school committee says there is no money to transport young children safely to school. Unionized bus drivers held a rally to oppose the committee's dictate.
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News :: Labor
Verizon Retail Workers Win Union Vote—First to Do So
14 Jun 2014
During their organizing drive, Verizon Wireless workers showed off their unity with red wristbands. Retail sales reps and customer service reps at six Brooklyn stores voted 2 to 1 to join the Communications Workers May 14. The wireless side of telecom has remained largely unorganized, outside of AT&T, but these new unionists hope to cause a ripple effect.
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News :: Gender
Canada grants asylum to US woman sentenced to 30 years for having sex with teen
14 Jun 2014
A mortgage broker who fled Florida with her family after being criminally convicted in 2008 for having sex with a 16-year-old boy on her son's baseball team has been granted asylum in Canada. Denise Harvey, 47, won the rare permission to apply for permanent residency because her 30-year sentence was deemed cruel and unusual punishment in violation of international standards, the National Post reports. It is illegal in Florida for a person older than 24 to have sex with an individual who is 16 or younger, the article says. However, in Canada the age of consent is 16 unless the other person is an adult in a position of authority. Harvey's lawyer declined to comment
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Commentary :: International
A world run for shareholders
14 Jun 2014
The future could be full of free Internet books, community centers, English editions of Le Monde diplomatique, cloud workers, exchanging roles and soft power! Another form of trade awaits us in the 20-page Alternative Trade Mandate
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LOCAL News :: Environment
the Naked Bike Ride Through Boston - 28 June 2014
14 Jun 2014
Protesting Vehicle Pollution - On June 28, cyclists can take their clothes off and pedal through the city.

For the fifth consecutive year, cyclists from the Greater Boston area can take a ride through the streets without their clothes on.
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News :: International : Politics
Argentina Battles in Two World Cups
13 Jun 2014
While National Team Prepares to Face Bosnia, Government Fights Hedge Funds at US Supreme Court
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News :: International : Politics : Social Welfare
IMF Reviews International Financial Crises Solutions
13 Jun 2014
As the IMF reviews solutions to international financial crises, religious and development groups urge reforms to protect the poor.
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