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News :: Education : Globalization : International : Labor
Zhibin Gu: roots of China's Communist corruption: history, politics, management, and globalization (5 parts)
13 Jun 2010
Modified: 06:31:58 PM
Is Chinese century realistic? What has gone wrong with China's Communist revolution? Puzzle 1: why does China have a totally corrupt government? Puzze 2: Is China's bureaucratic corruption going to ruin the nation and economy in light of global financial crisis? How should one understand the Chinese Communist bureaucracy and its wild corruptive practice? Get realistic analysis and knowledge on Chinese economy, politics, and society from provocative Chinese thinker George Zhibin Gu of World Association of International Studies at Stanford University (5 parts)
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Targeting Whistleblowers: Truth Telling Endangered
13 Jun 2010
dissent and whistleblowers endangered in America
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Militant workers in the Philippines slam wage hike as loose change
13 Jun 2010
Philippines-Filipino-Workers-Party.jpgThe militant Partido ng Manggagawa (Workers Party - PM) slammed the wage hike of P22 for Metro Manila workers as “loose change” and called for the abolition of the regional wage boards for “betraying the working class.” Renato Magtubo, PM chairperson, declared that “P22 is not even enough for workers to buy a kilo of commercial rice or even the cheapest NFA rice worth P25. Since the last wage hike was in June 2008, the wage hike is effectively P11 per year over two years. Na-onse na naman ang mga manggagawa."
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Torture Research and Experimentation: Official Policy under Bush and Obama
12 Jun 2010
Torture is official US policy
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:U.N. and Human Rights Groups Challenge U.S. Use of Drones in Targeted Assassinations
12 Jun 2010
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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News :: Politics
Alphonse D’Amato to testify, DASNY Contract Procedure Violated After adding MOB Firm to Bid List
12 Jun 2010
Former Senator D’Amato is scheduled to testify next week, in NY State Supreme Court, June 15 -16, 2010 as to his alleged role as the lobbyist who influenced New York State officials to include a MOB related construction firm onto a list of qualified contractors after they had already been disqualified by the quality control people within the New York State Dormitory Authority (DASNY). Thomas Murphy, then Executive Director of DASNY, testified that Richard Nasti told him to add the Scalamadres onto the list of qualified contractors even though Joseph and Fred Scalamandre both pleaded guilty to paying off the MOB and stealing tens of millions of dollars from several government agencies.
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News :: International : War and Militarism
State Terrorism and massacres: constant characteristics of the policy of the Israeli bourgeoisie
11 Jun 2010
The Israeli attack on the “Freedom Flotilla” of pacifist organizations under the guidance of the Turkish NGO Insani Vafki Yardim, which wanted to break the blockade to bring medicine and food to the people of Gaza, starving and subjected to terrible imprisonment since June 16, 2007, is another demonstration of the military and repressive nature of the “only democratic country in the Middle East.”
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News :: Globalization
USDA Funding Seed Corn Containing Spermicide
11 Jun 2010
USDA funded corn containing spermicide
for Epicyte USDA funded Terminator Seeds
for Monsanto
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News :: Education : Environment : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Polluted Gulf War; Stopping the BP Bioterrorists!
11 Jun 2010
MomSmaller[1].JPGPeople like British Petroleum did the Potato Famine, the Wisconsin Death Trip, the Spanish Flu, the Holocaust, and much more. They were sweet. They professed intelligence and authority that no one could contest.
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Commentary :: Environment
Disaster in the Gulf
11 Jun 2010
potentially unstoppable and catastrophic
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