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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Israel Assaults Freedom Waves to Gaza Activists
08 Nov 2011
Gaza
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Announcement :: Technology
Solution to Get back all Lost Multimedia Files
08 Nov 2011
Company launches cost effective and easiest way to restore all your precious files and folders and important office documents from any storage media such as PC hard disk drives, memory card, USB drives in very short time duration.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Occupy the courts!
07 Nov 2011
Expand #OWS to include Occupy the courts!
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Commentary :: Media
press gagged by government or the republican party
07 Nov 2011
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
Community Church of Boston: November Sunday Forums
07 Nov 2011
A list of upcoming Sunday forums at the Community Church of Boston for the month of November...
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Spoiling for Another Fight?
07 Nov 2011
anti-war
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
America v. Paul Bergrin in Court
07 Nov 2011
injustice
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News :: Human Rights : Labor : Media : Politics : Social Welfare
Oakland General Strike a Success, but Cops Seriously Injure another Vet
06 Nov 2011
Modified: 09:29:01 PM
With over 50,000 people protesting in the street in three major protests through the course of the day, massive labor participation, and a shut down of the Port of Oakland, there is no question that the general strike was a success. Yet the corporate media is now blowing up the importance of a few acts of vandalism by protesters and agent provocateurs. This is a blatant attempt divert attention from a successful working class action.
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Commentary :: Occupy Boston
The Occupy Movement Needs a Good Fight
06 Nov 2011
"Power concedes nothing without a demand." - Frederick Douglass


In a movement based on general anger about inequality and the domination of big banks, it becomes difficult to focus the rage into something concrete. For many Occupiers, being concrete is a mere distraction, meant to shift the movement into something 'less radical,” since their targets — big banks and inequality — are at the root of the problem. Why mess with the tree when you could go for the roots?

But, as any tree-removal worker will tell you, the tree comes first, then the roots. The roots cannot be the immediate goal of the Occupy movement because pulling them out would require tens of millions of hands, and the vast majority of working people are not yet directly involved in the movement, though many of them are giving approving nods from a distance. Bringing these more distant people into the movement requires they be given a good reason to join. And although a general anti-1% sentiment sounds appealing to the 99%, a struggle to win worker-friendly demands can help pull these people into the streets.
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Commentary :: Labor
U.S. Election 2012: U.S. Jobs Creation Only “Change” for Working People
06 Nov 2011
Modified: 11:36:57 AM
“We aren’t making economic progress,” says Stewart Alexander, Presidential Candidate for the Socialist Party USA, “we are simply going through a long term process of replacing poorly paying jobs with even worse jobs while corporate profits soar. The only ‘change’ Obama has given us jingles in our pockets.”
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