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Commentary :: Labor
Six Proposals for Helping the 99%
14 Oct 2011
Solidarity, social justice and sharing open doors while tax cuts for the super-rich only lead to exploding inequality. double standards and cynicism. Access could replace excess. The empire could be superseded by the republic.
Public necessities (housing, education, work, health care, food, airwaves, water and the air) must remain public rights and not private privileges.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Voices of the 99 Percent
14 Oct 2011
Interview with protesters at a joint Occupy Wall Street/labor union rally in New York City, Oct. 5, 2011, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Beating Up on Iran
14 Oct 2011
imperialism
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Abbas, UN Membership and Peace Talks
14 Oct 2011
Palestine
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News :: Environment : International : Media
The Shortwave Report 10/14/11 Listen Globally!
13 Oct 2011
Modified: 08:11:15 PM
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. Free to rebroadcast. China Radio International, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
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Commentary :: Labor
The 1% and Capitalism
13 Oct 2011
By definition, capitalism is: An economic system based on private ownership of the means of production (industry, banks, technology), where through the process of market competition, production occurs for private profit — if something cannot be sold for a profit it is not produced.

In practice, private ownership has evolved into giant corporations, which monopolize production, markets, and government via campaign contributions, corporate lobbying (often legalized bribery) and promising politicians a cozy retirement from politics: "working" for corporations as consultants, lobbyists, etc.
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Commentary :: Labor
Common Welfare Economy: An economic model for the future
13 Oct 2011
The Common Welfare Economy provides an economic systemic alternative to the free market as well as to the centrally planned economy, a completely different way and partly also a synthesis from both major historical concepts.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Occupy Wall Street Movement Expands to Dozens of Cities, Towns
13 Oct 2011
Modified: 09:08:51 AM
Interview with Medea Benjamin, Code Pink and Global Exchange co-founder, conducted by Scott Harris
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News :: Globalization : International
Zhibin Gu: rising China currency, jobs, outsourcing and export conflicts
13 Oct 2011
Is China's weak currency to blame for the current global financial crisis and trade inbalance? How to understand the real issues facing ongoing job and outsourcing issues? Are economic conflicts going to cause more political and even military troubles?
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Iran Falsely Charged with Fake Terror Plot
13 Oct 2011
imperialism
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