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Commentary :: Education : Politics : Social Welfare
The Nail In Our Economic Coffin
29 Apr 2009
Modified: 12:02:07 PM
We Americans commonly refer to our system of government as a "great experiment," but we rarely look at our economic system in the same light.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Socializing for Justice on Boston Common!
29 Apr 2009
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Commentary :: Labor
Primitive Accumulation
29 Apr 2009
The crisis calls for system alternatives and redistribution from top to bottom. Will the financial crisis encourage the transition to a new social order? A certain mix of good functioning markets and a strong welfare state leads to the best results.
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Commentary :: Labor
An Open Letter to Barack Obama: Repeal the Modern-Day Slave Law
28 Apr 2009
We call on you to provide the leadership necessary to repeal the modern-day slave law that has devastated the lives of so many working people in this country: the Employer Sanctions Provisions. We write on behalf of communities of citizen and immigrant workers who are organizing to improve our conditions. We have seen how even before the economic crisis came to a head, because of Employer Sanctions, conditions for working people in the U.S. had grown worse than ever.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Capitalism's Crisis and our Response: Walden Bello
27 Apr 2009
Walden Bello, sociologist, author and spokesperson of the Global South, delivered this speech at the Conference on the Global Crisis in Berlin, March 20-21, 2009.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Israeli Use of Palestinians As Human Shields
27 Apr 2009
another egregious international law violation
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News :: War and Militarism
Peace Groups to Target "Army Experience Center" in Philadelphia
27 Apr 2009
Hundreds to descend on suburban shopping mall on Saturday, May 2nd to decry Army pilot program that entices teens with violent video games
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Commentary :: Politics
Obama Draws Fire from Socialists and Conservatives
26 Apr 2009
Socialists and conservatives alike believe bigger government and heavy spending is not the answer to restructuring the U.S. economy; and even though the ideas of socialists and conservatives are vastly different, both groups are opposing the president on his enormous spending proposals that are lacking any clear plans on how to revive the economy and limit an ocean of future debt for the nation.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : War and Militarism
Photo Essay: 40 years of the Communist Party of the Philippines
26 Apr 2009
2-Digos_Massacre_CPP-NPA-NDFP.JPGThe Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is the shining star of the Filipino people. For 40 years, the Party has engaged in fierce struggle and has led the people's revolution paving the way for a just society. The Party celebrates its 40th founding anniversary with far greater resolve to serve the Filipino people to the fullest of its capacity.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Drilling for war, offshore.
26 Apr 2009
More domestic drilling, whether in the Outer Continental Shelf, or the Interior, will only feed the dirty energy infrastructure sustained by perpetual war, in the Middle East and in Africa.
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