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LOCAL Commentary :: International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
Haiti: Workers Solidarity, Yes! Imperialist Occupation, No!
24 Jan 2010
The January 12 earthquake in Haiti that devastated the capital city, leaving well over 100,000 dead and a million homeless, was one of the worst geological calamities of modern times. The earthquake was a natural disaster, but the horrendous death toll and monumental destruction were caused by capitalism and imperialism. Now the human suffering has been enormously compounded by to the militarization of the relief effort and reoccupation of Haiti by the United States. More than a dozen flights by aid groups, carrying rescue squads, tons of medical supplies and entire field hospitals, were refused permission to land at the Port-au-Prince airport by U.S. military air controllers who are now in charge. Food was already stocked in warehouses, but agencies refused to distribute it for fear of "riots." The media blitz is a propaganda war to embellish the image of U.S. imperialism. This phony humanitarianism are being used to disguise a new U.S. occupation of Haiti. We demand an end to the imperialist occupation, U.S./U.N. forces get out of Haiti and stop blocking entry of Haitian refugees.
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics
Zhibin Gu: emerging Chinese multinationals vs global strategies: outsourcing, jobs, export, logistics, tech, politics
24 Jan 2010
Modified: 05:23:52 AM
Look out on the emerging China and India beyond global financial crisis map! 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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Commentary :: Politics
The Coup D’etat in America.
24 Jan 2010
Ends the rule of the Constitution.

We the people are now cogs in the corporate machine.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Protester Injured in Bil’in During Weekly Non-Violent Demonstration
23 Jan 2010
This Friday, the 22nd of January, 30 to 40 Palestinian, Israeli, and other international protesters marched through the West Bank village of Bil'in to the Israeli built separation barrier, ruled illegal by the International Court of Justice. Per usual, the demonstration was dispersed by tear gas projectiles and concussion grenades shortly after the marchers arrived at the gate.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Boycott of Egyptian Goods Announced
23 Jan 2010
LONDON -- A new boycott campaign against Egypt that will require the cooperation of every lover of Palestine has been launched by a group of prominent British Jews, it was announced today.
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News :: International
Rwanda's 1994 genocide and 2010 elections
23 Jan 2010
Modified: 11:07:08 AM
rwanda_skulls.jpegThe memory, consequence, and disputed histories of the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, loom large in Rwanda's memory. Whether openly discussed or not, they will hugely influence the nation's 2010 national election.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:After 30 Years, Architects of Death Penalty Guidelines Withdraw Their Support
23 Jan 2010
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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Commentary :: Labor
Fighting Company Union Ideology
23 Jan 2010
The evolution of the company union in the U.S. is a history of both labor’s progress and its missteps. It is a story that, at bottom, speaks to the battle of workers to find an independent, powerful presence on the job — and to push this clout into the community to help shape the broader public realm.

Unions came into existence organically wherever capitalism developed. As soon as workers were brought together by a small number of employers and compelled to make profits for them, the employees naturally sought to defend themselves. A living wage and decent working conditions failed to emerge through the good will of the employers, unfortunately, so workers took matters into their own hands.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Lessons of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
22 Jan 2010
how to stop Israeli crimes
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Commentary :: International
22 Jan 2010
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