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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International
Food Sovereignty Tour + Agroecology Short Course in Venezuela – July 19-Aug.2
01 Jun 2010
You are invited to participate in a two week study tour to study food sovereignty, social movements and social change in Venezuela, 19 July to 2 August, 2010. The tour will examine issues of land reform, urbanization issues, rural development and food sovereignty within a dynamic political context. Venezuela is an outstanding example of a country that strives to ensure its citizens’ right to food while bolstering its domestic agriculture sector, with an emphasis on organic practices and agroecology. We will also explore other areas of social transformation, including education, healthcare, and direct citizen participation in the political process.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Brave Israeli Commandos Slaughter Aid Activists at Sea
31 May 2010
murder at sea
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Fuck The American Dead! What About the Iraqi and Afghan Dead?
31 May 2010
What about the 1.5 million dead Iraq civilians, men, women, and children
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News :: Labor
Calif. Governor Candidate Alexander Introduce Building and Home Improvement Program
31 May 2010
Under Alexander’s plan, homeowners would be able to borrow $10,000 to $50,000 for home improvements. This would be a federal program with funds being administered by state and local governments. Alexander says his home improvement program will help energize the building and construction industry in California and other states. Alexander estimates by 2013, this program will create thousands of good paying jobs in the building and construction industry and related services.
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Commentary :: Environment
Barack Obama: Liar, Warlord and Corporate Shill
30 May 2010
another shameless public betrayal
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics
Cuba-Venezuela relationship: What can be said from an anarchist perspective?
30 May 2010
* This text appears in the June-July 2010 issue #59 of El Libertario, describing the position this voice of the Venezuelan anarchist movement takes regarding the close links between the governments of these two countries.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Recess for Justice
29 May 2010
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Commentary :: International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Notes on the May 10 elections in the Philippines
29 May 2010
noynoy-aquino.jpgTHE MAY 10, 2010 ELECTION has been bandied about as the cleanest and the most peaceful election since the restoration of this exercise after the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986. This is attributed to the computerized election which ensured the quick counting of votes so that there would be no sufficient time for any of the trapo (traditional politician) to cheat the votes.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Boston March for Immigration Reform
29 May 2010
When: Thursday, June 3, 2010, 3:30 pm
Where: State House • Beacon St & Park St • Grand Staircase • Boston
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Commentary :: Globalization
The European and U.S. Economies: Falling Dominoes
29 May 2010
Attempting to fix an unfixable problem can create new problems. Why is the global economy unfixable in the current context? For one, the cause of the depression is never mentioned in the mainstream media or politicians. And when a disease is misdiagnosed, a prescribed medication creates new afflictions.

Massive, bad debt is often cited as the cause of the global depression, but why this debt existed in the first place is never discussed. Quite simply, the debt was needed to buy the products of corporations that wages once consumed. Over time, corporations drove down wages to out-compete each other while driving up profits, creating the global “demand” for credit, which the banks are now demanding be paid back.
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