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Commentary :: Globalization
What is at Stake with Free Trade
16 Nov 2009
In the ten years since the World Trade Organization (WTO) protests in Seattle, global opposition to free trade and “globalization” has exploded. The general public now has a basic understanding of how the world economy works … against them: companies scour the globe searching for slave wages, which help push down wages in “developed” countries; any regulation that reduces profits — environmental, financial, labor, etc. — is destroyed or ignored.

The two focal points of the anti-globalization movement have been dismantling of the WTO and free trade agreements; both legitimate targets. However, what happens if both goals are accomplished? Mission Accomplished?
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News :: Human Rights
For the life and freedom of Cesare Battisti
16 Nov 2009
Cesare Battisti is on hunger strike since friday, november 13th, in a brazilian prison he is being kept for more than two years, even after he was granted a political refugee status by brazilian government.
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Commentary :: International
The False Hope of J Street and the Gentile Problem
16 Nov 2009
Commentary on Israeli Lobbyists
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Commentary :: Media
The Struggle for Net Neutrality
16 Nov 2009
struggling for a free and open Internet
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
T-Riders Union People's Forum
16 Nov 2009
T-riders' Union organized a people's forum to discuss fair increases and service cuts.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
AUNG SAN SUU KYI, OMAR KHADR, AND BARACK OBAMA: A DREADFUL TALE OF WHAT AMERICA HAS BECOME
16 Nov 2009
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Israelis cannot continue to slaughter women and children
16 Nov 2009
Without the consent, silent or otherwise, of most of these 50 prominent American Jews listed below
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News :: Globalization : International
Zhibin Gu: China entrepreneurship, open society revolution vs Communist dynasty: history, politics, economy, and corruption
16 Nov 2009
Modified: 02:53:57 AM
get big pictures about a rising China! What has been going on in Communist China since 1949? What is really behind China's politics, business, economy and international relations? Is China's communist corruption going to ruin the nation in light of global financial crisis? Get powerful reviews from a new posting by provocative Chinese thinker George Zhibin Gu of World Association of International Studies at Stanford University.
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News :: Education
Open letter to the radical community:
15 Nov 2009
In late 2008, it came to the knowledge of some members of NEFAC in NYC that one of its members, Michael Gould-Wartofsky, was guilty of sexual assault. Also, that this event had taken place one year prior and that there was an attempted mediation process within the group (i.e. NYC-SDS) that both Mike and the survivor were involved in at the time.
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News :: Education
Police protest UMass amherst lavasseur speech
15 Nov 2009
A report on uncommon protest against the speech of a 70's radical domestic terrorist group/ freedom fighters/ political prisioner the United Freedom Front
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