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Commentary :: Politics
Defeat in Victory: the Democrat's Health Care Bill
23 Mar 2010
What looks like a big victory for Obama and the Democrats may be their greatest undoing. It’s true that the passage of Obama’s health care bill represents a significant political victory for the Democrats. But sometimes a battle won could equal a lost war.

It’s telling that Obama had so much trouble in getting his own party to pass the bill on a simple majority basis: the bill was so blatantly watered down with the corporate hose that anyone with their name attached to it feared future electoral doom.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
Why is there popular protest in Venezuela?
23 Mar 2010
* For the benefit of those who find themselves surprised or disconcerted by the generalised decline of conditions in Venezuela, as well as the increase in popular struggle (2,893 street demonstrations between October 2008-September 2009; compared with 1,763 in the same period in 2007-08) – either because they are unaware of the situation here, they are based abroad, or because they always accept the official version of events – we expound below on some factors which contribute to social conflicts here.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Venezuela in Washington's Crosshairs
23 Mar 2010
trying to undermine Hugo Chavez
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
"Campaign against the Weak"
23 Mar 2010
Social justice, solidarity and sharing open doors. We have to do some rethinking. The social state did not create the problems that efficient workers are lacking and jobs for many are lacking. Mass unemployment is a social declaration: "We don't need you."
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The American military/industrial complex [Gen Petraeus] says
23 Mar 2010
Israel’s insults to the US are becoming tiresome and a danger to the US..
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Freedom of Association Restrictions and Discrimination in Israel and Occupied Palestine
23 Mar 2010
destructive Israeli policies
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News :: Globalization : International : Labor
Zhibin Gu: how is China currency changing outsourcing, export, tech, management and international relations?
23 Mar 2010
Is undervalued Chinese currency the source of global trade inbalance? Should yuan rise further? What is really behind all the conflicts behind global outsourcing, export, employment and management?
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News :: Politics
Governor Candidate Alexander: California Governor’s Seat Could Cost $200 Million
21 Mar 2010
Republican billionaire Meg Whitman has stated that she will spend up to $150 million of her own money to be governor and Republican Steve Poizner wrote a $15 million check as down payment on the governor’s office. The un-contended Democrat, Attorney General Jerry Brown is hoping to challenge Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner with the backing of casinos, unions and third party committees.
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News :: Media
People From Many Tribes and Communities Protest a Genocidal Board Game In Rhode Island
21 Mar 2010
Modified: 05:00:33 PM
Tribal peoples from as near as Narragansett and as far as St David's Island near Bermuda protested a brand new role playing game being proposed that condones genocide.
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News :: Globalization : International
Zhibin Gu: China vs West vs global financial crisis: is a trade war coming or worse?
21 Mar 2010
Is global financial crisis leading to new conflicts between China, India and West? Why is trade a key issue behind future conflicts?
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