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Interview :: War and Militarism
VIDEO: The "Safe Haven" Myth - Prof. Stephen Walt
27 Aug 2009
President Obama defended the expansion of the war by calling it a "war of necessity."
Harvard Prof. Stephen Walt takes on Obama's justification for escalating the Afghanistan war.
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News :: International
Boicot al Grupo Pellas: UITA llama al diálogo, ¡Nicaragua Sugar dialoga!
27 Aug 2009
Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited, empresa perteneciente al Grupo Pellas, tiene una profunda vocación de diálogo, como lo demuestra el hecho de que desde hace varios meses viene dialogando con la Asociación Chichigalpa por la Vida (ASOCHIVIDA), la más importante organización representativa de enfermos renales del Occidente de Nicaragua.
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News :: International
El PRI no ganó las elecciones en México
27 Aug 2009
El fraude de siempre
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News :: Labor
Embedded with Organized Labor: An Interview with Steve Early
26 Aug 2009
Steve Early is a 25-year veteran of the labor movement, journalist and author of the new book Embedded With Organized Labor (Monthly Review Press, 2009). His is a voice for a more militant rank-and-file democratic form of trade unionism which attempts to challenge the bosses by re-energizing a mostly dormant labor movement.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Global Poverty and Despair in America
26 Aug 2009
what the dominant media won't tell you
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LOCAL News :: Education : Environment : Politics
Senator Ted Kennedy, Subject To 2 Assassination Attempts by the CIA, Has Left Earth
26 Aug 2009
Underreported are at least 5 hits
against the Kennedy family, 2 against
Ted
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Commentary :: International
World Bankers Agree: The Recession is Over...Maybe
25 Aug 2009
Few would consider the opinions of the world's central bankers to be unbiased or even accurate. These self-proclaimed wise men of international finance didn't see the recession coming until it blew up in their faces - a blast that destroyed their credibility.

Nevertheless, it is interesting to hear them talk, not because they're fun to listen to, but because of "the messaging" that rich investors use religiously in placing their stock market bets, while the rest of us are given a calming sermon, so that the bankers' lackeys - the politicians - may continue ruining the country uncontested.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Release of Lockerbie convict according to humanitarian values
25 Aug 2009
With the release on humanitarian grounds, of the Lockerbie convict, Mr Megrahi, the Scottish goverment has acted according to the universal humanitarian values and fundamental principles of civilisation
The objections of certain American political circles not only testify of lack of respect for humanitarian values, but are also highly hypocritical and based on double standards.
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Announcement :: Politics
Revolution: Why it’s Necessary, Why it’s Possible, and What it’s all about
25 Aug 2009
Revolution: Why it’s Necessary, Why it’s Possible, and What it’s all about

In 2003 Bob Avakian delivered this historic talk in the United States. This is a wide-ranging revolutionary journey. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible. He lays it all out in a nine-hour speech-and then goes into three hours of question-and-answer dialogue with the audiences. It's all there-full of heart and soul, humor and seriousness.
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LOCAL News :: Social Welfare
$100 million for Section 8 housing crisis falls short
24 Aug 2009
Modified: 11:44:14 PM
$100 million in extra federal funding helps to save the nation's Section 8 housing program in Berkeley, Alameda, San Jose, Los Angeles and elsewhere! According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a whopping 15% of 2,400 Public Housing Authorities nationwide, are currently experiencing funding shortfalls in the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program! HUD is currently trying to release an additional $400 million to assist section 8 programs across the nation. See full list of troubled Public Housing Authorities, further below!
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