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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Report from Bolivia: Pushing Back Against Corporate Globalization
13 Feb 2009
WHEN: Friday, February 20th, 2009, FREE

WHERE: The Jamaica Plain Forum, 6 Eliot St. Jamaica Plain, MA

In the United States, many of us experience the benefits of globalization and carry only a vague understanding of the impact that it has on less powerful countries. Thus, it becomes our responsibility to listen to the stories that come from the communities that are the most effected by our global lifestyle. “Dignity and Defiance,” a new collection of stories from Bolivia, delivers just that.

Based on extensive interviews and first-hand accounts, “Dignity and Defiance” is a powerful eyewitness account of Bolivia’s decade-long rebellion against globalization imposed from abroad. It weaves together stories of regular people striving to make their lives better along with vivid accounts of the political struggles that have made Bolivia international front-page news.

http://www.jamaicaplainforum.org
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Commentary :: Politics
A Short History of US Government Handouts
13 Feb 2009
The American way - socializing costs, privatizing profits
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights
The Neo liberal elite seize their opportunity to increase unemployment globally.
13 Feb 2009
The neo liberal elite seized their opportunity to create global unemployment when an ideological shift by the global elites occurred over the past four years at the UN from right wing neo liberalism (Bush) to left wing neo liberalism (Obama).
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
FBI might mean: Finished, Busted & Internment For Corporate Crooks
13 Feb 2009
Are convictions, fines and imprisonment enough punishment for corporate executives proven guilty of crimes that damaged the U.S. economy?
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 02/13/09 Listen Globally!
12 Feb 2009
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Education : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
US Can Teach Sh*t-eating Bush Nazis
12 Feb 2009
..., but they can't teach them much!
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News :: Labor
Finally After 54 Days Senate Committee Approves Solis as Labor Secretary.
12 Feb 2009
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today voted to send Hilda Solis's nomination for Labor Secretary to the full Senate for approval. Sens. Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) cast the two "no" votes. It took 61 days since her nomination for Solis to get a committee vote, compared to Bush's Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, who was confirmed in just 18 days. The widely praised Solis was blocked by Senate Republicans for her progressive views supporting American workers.
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Commentary :: International
The Limits of the US as Teacher
12 Feb 2009
"Ivan average consumer supports the new self-confident policy of the Kremlin and hardly worries about democracy and human rights. The West musgt free itself from the illusion that its own values can be forced on other countries. The change must come from within.
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Commentary :: Politics
Israel will now have, under Lieberman, an openly fascist and racist state.
12 Feb 2009
In these elections, Israel has completed the transformation into an apartheid state with an apartheid racist political system.
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News :: War and Militarism
Obama George W. Bush Wacks Helen Thomas!
11 Feb 2009
In the debut of president Barrack Obama's first press conference da Prez in an attempt to honor the grand dame of the white house press corp. gave a slightly more dramatic calling on Helen's turn to ask her "question"
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