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News :: International
Coup General: "We're Going After the Protest Leaders"
04 Aug 2009
"The clock is ticking on this coup regime. And on television this morning, one could see the fear in the eyes of the macho generals that try so hard to show a fearless face. Their days are numbered, not because the other countries of the hemisphere and the world reject the coup, but so much more importantly, because the Honduran people are organizing to put a stop to it all by themselves.
The coup generals don't have an end game.
The civil resistance does, and is unanimous in it: The toppling of the coup regime, the reinstatement of the elected government, and a Constitutional Convention to remake their nation in a more authentically democratic form."
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Vaccination Myths and Truths
04 Aug 2009
vaccine dangers
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Northeast Socialist Conference
04 Aug 2009
Northeast Socialist Conference
October 23-25
New York City
Columbia University

Every year hundreds of activists and socialists gather at the Northeast Socialist Conference to debate and discuss the struggles before us as well as an analysis of the urgent problems we face and a vision for a different future. With the free-market consensus in tatters and an open debate beginning about how best to organize our society, these discussions are more vital than ever. Plan now to join us the weekend of October 23-25.
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LOCAL Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
National Equality March in D.C.
04 Aug 2009
From Don’t Ask Don’t Tell to the Defense of Marriage Act there are several federal barriers that keep Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people from achieving full equality in today’s world. The incredible outpouring of grassroots mobilizing that took place around the country in response to the passing of Prop 8 in California has inspired a new wave of civil rights organizing. It is with this understanding and spirit that Join the Impact Massachusetts (JTI-MA) announces the New England Express bus convoy to organize the largest contingent for the National Equality March in October.
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News :: Labor
Cañeros del Ingenio San Antonio (NSEL): 140 días de incesante lucha
04 Aug 2009
Nuevas amenazas y disparos contra la ANAIRC
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Commentary :: Organizing
The Political Situation and the Independent Left
03 Aug 2009
Presentation by Stewart Alexander to PFP National Organizing Conference

San Francisco, California
August 1, 2009
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Commentary :: International
Do torture and murder constitute acceptable methods of political action?
03 Aug 2009
It would be humorous if it were not tragic: supposedly to guarantee the constitutional order the usurpers make "minced meat" of Hondura's Carta Magna.
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News :: War and Militarism
Nuclear Obama's "Vibrant Response"
03 Aug 2009
These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell not easily conquered. -- Patrick Henry, December 23, 1775
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Interview :: War and Militarism
VIDEO: Chris Hedges on Grit TV
02 Aug 2009
How did such a sizeable portion of modern society develop into a post-literate, fantasy-fueled, perma-reality show? Noted reporter Chris Hedges joins us in the studio to discuss his new book: The Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle.
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News :: International
Banned book by award-winning author Aladdin Elaasar is released in the USA.
02 Aug 2009
“The Last Pharaoh: Mubarak and the Uncertain Future of Egypt in the Obama Age ” is banned in Egypt and Arab countries after its initial release as an eBook on Amazon. The hard copy is now available through Beacon Press
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