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Review :: War and Militarism
The Role of Neoconservatives - and Israel's Right Wing - in the War in Iraq
26 Jan 2010
Review of the Transparent Cabal
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News :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights
5 Animal Rights Requests of Dollar General
26 Jan 2010
an end to meat promotion on website,
vegan alternatives, etc
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Commentary :: Politics
How Liberals Strengthen the Right Wing
25 Jan 2010
The Democrats look around, blindly, after losing their long-held Senate seat in Massachusetts, and with it their Senate super-majority. They wrongly blame the voters, or their “populist” opponent, but rarely themselves. The Democrats’ claim to be “shocked,” but this scenario is now too familiar in the U.S. two-party system — that corporate-owned game of political musical chairs.



Just when it seemed that the Democrats could finally “do something” — since they had a year of super-majority status in the Senate — a wrench was somehow thrown in the machinery.
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics : Social Welfare
The crisis in Venezuela: understanding the causes, assigning blame and suggesting solutions
25 Jan 2010
* The public pronouncement from the Editorial Collective of El Libertario in mid-January 2010 on the current situation in Venezuela.
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Commentary :: Media
When Authors Are Authoritative
25 Jan 2010
It is not mere coincidence the word authority takes command from the word author, or a group of authors acting as a united force. Both words are coequal and stem from the idea that some form of egotistic persuasion has come to dominate or rule. This authoritarian reality is true irrespective of whether people put their faith in law, religion, articulated ideology, or any other form of persuasive power. Yet there is little doubt that the most effective form of authority, if believed, is that which speaks fore an endgame result of lasting spiritual finality—namely those clerics, that is how their personalities, claim to speak for an ultimate power of religion, and the ego-will of God, Yahweh or Allah. What mere mortal can stand up to what Hobbes has described as the Leviathan or the iron-fisted state?
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Focus on Haiti: Washington's Militarized Takeover
25 Jan 2010
Washington plans exploitation, not humanitarian aid
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LOCAL News :: Politics
Was the Senate election thrown?
25 Jan 2010
Hold the phone Thom! Black Box Voting is looking into a potential Diebold scam in Massachusetts. Check it: http://www.blackboxvoting.org/
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News :: GLBT/Queer
California Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander Backing Same-Sex Marriage Rights
24 Jan 2010
Stewart Alexander is confident that Californians will be voting on the issue of same-sex marriage rights in November; however, Alexander says it is necessary to win the vote and to win the decision of the courts. With little or no money to finance a political campaign, Alexander is prepared to challenge a billionaire and the multi-millionaires in the California governor’s race to defend same-sex marriage rights.
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LOCAL Commentary :: International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
Haiti: Workers Solidarity, Yes! Imperialist Occupation, No!
24 Jan 2010
The January 12 earthquake in Haiti that devastated the capital city, leaving well over 100,000 dead and a million homeless, was one of the worst geological calamities of modern times. The earthquake was a natural disaster, but the horrendous death toll and monumental destruction were caused by capitalism and imperialism. Now the human suffering has been enormously compounded by to the militarization of the relief effort and reoccupation of Haiti by the United States. More than a dozen flights by aid groups, carrying rescue squads, tons of medical supplies and entire field hospitals, were refused permission to land at the Port-au-Prince airport by U.S. military air controllers who are now in charge. Food was already stocked in warehouses, but agencies refused to distribute it for fear of "riots." The media blitz is a propaganda war to embellish the image of U.S. imperialism. This phony humanitarianism are being used to disguise a new U.S. occupation of Haiti. We demand an end to the imperialist occupation, U.S./U.N. forces get out of Haiti and stop blocking entry of Haitian refugees.
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics
Zhibin Gu: emerging Chinese multinationals vs global strategies: outsourcing, jobs, export, logistics, tech, politics
24 Jan 2010
Modified: 05:23:52 AM
Look out on the emerging China and India beyond global financial crisis map! Get big pictures about changing world finance, politics, leadership and employment. What is really behind surging Chinese and Indian economy? Are they taking advantages over the global financial crisis?
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