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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Why Obama's Surge in Afghanistan?
02 Dec 2009
Tuesday’s announcement that President Obama will send an additional 30,000 soldiers to Afghanistan — while begging his foreign allies to send an extra 10,000 — will have dramatic effects throughout the American and world society.


The hope that Obama’s election would drastically change U.S. foreign policy has been destroyed. The effects of his troop surge will change the minds of millions of Americans, who, until this point, were giving Obama the benefit of the doubt.

Such moments in history are capable of instantly removing piles of dust from the collective eyeball — just as the bank bailouts did.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Abolish the Fed
02 Dec 2009
Modified: 09:23:20 PM
Abolish the Fed
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
What Obama meant to say
02 Dec 2009
at West Point
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Commentary :: Globalization
Abolish the Fed and Return Money Creation Power to Congress
02 Dec 2009
Only Congress empowered to create money
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LOCAL News :: GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Westboro Baptist Church Outnumbered 50 to 1 by Counter-Protestors at BU
02 Dec 2009
Tuesday, December 1 - Four members of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), protected by two small children and several Boston police officers, held anti-Semitic and homophobic signs for about 30 minutes outside Hillel House on Bay State Road this afternoon. At least 200 counter-protesters gathered to oppose them. The WBC has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Assisted by their allies in police departments nationwide, WBC members regularly travel the country picketing such events as the funerals of gay-bashing victims.
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News :: War and Militarism
PENTAGON CREATION RATED TOTAL SUCCCESS: MADE FROM BODY PARTS OF DEAD TROOPS
02 Dec 2009
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Commentary :: Globalization
The Seven Loose Pieces of the Global Jigsaw Puzzle
02 Dec 2009
Neoliberalism as a puzzle: the useless global unity which fragments and destroys nations
In June 1997, this analysis of neoliberalism by Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation appeared in a European publication.
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News :: Education : Globalization : International
Zhibin Gu: emerging Chinese multinationals vs global financial crisis: outsourcing, jobs, politics
02 Dec 2009
Modified: 02:45:29 AM
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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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing : Politics
Benefit Fundraiser For The Family Of Irish Republican Political Prisoner Colin Duffy
01 Dec 2009
Benefit Fundraiser For The Family Of Colin Duffy Saturday December 19, 2009 from 2-7 PM..The Beachcomber in Quincy, MA (just south of Boston).The very best in live Irish music and entertainment!..Colm O'Brien from 2-5 PM..Erin Og from 5-7 PM...$10 cover - all proceeds go directly to the Duffy Family...all ages welcome...free pizza from 4-6 PM...free parking...raffle prizes...Come for the Craic Stay for the Cause!
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LOCAL News :: International : Organizing : War and Militarism
Demonstrate to Stop Obama's War
01 Dec 2009
Greater Boston peace groups will demonstrate at Boston Common at 5pm Wednesday, Dec. 2, to protest escalation of troops in Afghanistan.
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