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LOCAL News :: Gender
Mass Abortion Clinic Protection Law Struck Down By US Supreme Court
27 Jun 2014
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Massachusetts buffer zone law violates the First Amendment; the justices were unanimous in the ruling. In case you weren’t up to speed on the case, here are the basics: Fourteen years ago, the high court upheld a Colorado law that created an 8-foot “bubble zone” around patients entering or exiting clinics. But Massachusetts’ buffer zone law prohibited demonstrators from standing within 35 feet of the facility, a length the justices seemed dubious of from the start. Walking that length — the size of a school bus — takes approximately seven seconds.
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News :: International
Argentina Debt Payments Blocked by US Court
27 Jun 2014
The Argentine government announced Thursday that it transferred funds to the Bank of New York Mellon to pay the 92% of bond holders who restructured after Argentina's 2001 default.
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News :: Environment : International : Media
The Shortwave Report 06/27/14 Listen Globally!
26 Jun 2014
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and The Voice Of Russia.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor : Radical Culture
Annual Anti-Imperialist Picnic July 4th!
26 Jun 2014
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News :: International
U.S.-Egyptian “Historic Partnership” Reeks with Hypocrisy - by Sheldon Richman
26 Jun 2014
Largely overshadowed by events in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration is dropping its pretense at displeasure with the military junta in Egypt and restoring full support for the regime that so recently quashed the country’s faltering attempt at democracy.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Social Welfare
The ‘Asian Century’ and ASEAN integration: contradictions and challenges
26 Jun 2014
2014-Sonny-Melencio-PLM-Bayanihan-socialism-Philippines.jpgTalk given by Sonny Melencio, Chairperson of Partido Lakas ng Masa-Philippines (PLM), during the Socialist Alliance Conference in Sydney, Australia on June 7, 2014
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News :: International
Finally: Iraq Crisis Brings Swift Rebuke of Iraq Architects - Unz Review
25 Jun 2014
Modified: 12:19:37 PM
Mendacious Media Appearances Attract Ire and Condemnation
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News :: Human Rights
"Modest Middle Class" Multi-millionaire Hillary Clinton denies she is part of the “truly well-off”
25 Jun 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who together with her husband Bill Clinton has earned more than $100 million in speaking fees from corporations and business foundations, told the Guardian last weekend she was “unlike” the “truly well off.”
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics : Social Welfare
IMF Paper: Corporate Tax Avoidance Hurts Global Economy and Poor Countries
25 Jun 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a staff paper noting that corporate tax avoidance negatively impacts all economies, but hurts developing countries the most. The IMF's release comes as the G20, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and United Nations bodies seek vehicles to diminish corporate tax avoidance.
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Interview :: War and Militarism
Video: Chaos in Iraq - Andrew Bacewich, 24 min
23 Jun 2014
After the full broadcast interview, Bill so enjoyed his conversation with Bacevich that they kept talking, delving topics such as the Vietnam War, our evolving relationship with Iran and neoconservatives views on US foreign policy. Watch the extended interview
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