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LOCAL News :: Environment
Stop Quabbin Logging: Feb. 11 Press Conference
10 Feb 2010
Eastern Mass Groups Call on Governor Patrick to Stop Commercial Logging in The Quabbin Reservoir Lands (Boston’s Drinking Water Supply) and Other State Public Forests
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News :: Gender
VI Edición Exposicion Mujeres vistas por mujeres
10 Feb 2010
Por sexto año consecutivo Ciudad de Mujeres convoca la exposición virtual Mujeres vistas por mujeres: una mirada de género
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News :: Education : Environment
Facts of Vegetarianism
10 Feb 2010
article by Jay Dinshah, Nat Altman, Dudley Giehl, Nellie Shriver
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News :: Politics
SARAH'S TEA PARTY
10 Feb 2010
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Commentary :: Labor
The Democrats are Coming After Social Security
10 Feb 2010
It’s official: the Democrats are coming after Social Security and Medicare. How refreshing that all the backroom scheming and political conspiring is finally out in the open. Before, the corporate elite had been having this conversation in private, via right-wing think tanks and business journals. Now, mainstream media is promoting these ideas, including the Democrat’s media mouthpiece — The New York Times.



In a three-page editorial, entitled The Truth about the Deficit, The New York Times gives its solution to the country’s debt problems. The main idea is summed up here:
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Growing Hunger in America
09 Feb 2010
a growing unaddressed emergency
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Commentary :: Labor
MLK Economics
09 Feb 2010
How Dr. King might have responded to current crises of recession, unemployment and foreclosure
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Commentary :: Labor
Jobs Continue to Vanish while the Media Cheers "Recovery"
09 Feb 2010
At first glance it appeared there was a typo in the headlines. The national media reported that, in January, another 20,000 more jobs were lost. Somehow, the unemployment rate dropped, from 10 percent to 9.7 percent. Nobody thought this paradox was worth explaining; instead, the media’s attitude was “more good news” about the economy.



But there was other evidence of an obliterated job market hiding behind the cheerful headlines. After revising the employment numbers in 2009, The New York Times reported, “…the economy lost 150,000 jobs in December, far more than the 85,000 initially reported.” Overall in 2009, the adjusted numbers showed an additional “…1.36 million fewer jobs…” (February 5, 2010).
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Commentary :: Politics
Lawrence Lessig
08 Feb 2010
"At the center of our government lies a bankrupt institution: Congress."
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Injustice
08 Feb 2010
a human tragedy and gross injustice
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