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Regional Consulta on World Bank, IMF, anti-war Protests: Aug. 13 Washington DC

Mobilization for Global Justice | WHEN: August 13, 2005, 3 PM – to no later than 7 PM

WHERE: Washington, DC, The Flemming Center (9th and P Streets NW, at 1426 9th St. NW … 4 blocks from Convention Center – Green and Yellow lines – or 3 blocks from Shaw Metro – Green Line)

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Photos of Bush as the devil in New Zealand ads

Flickr.com | Check out these ads for Hell Pizza in new Zealand depicting Bush as the devil... Awesome! more...  0 Comments

The CAFTA 15--Meeks Staffer Wigs Out

anonymous | Well, if you wondered whether the CAFTA 15 are testy about their
vote and maybe a tad worried that it's going to come back to bite them,
check out this barrage which was sent by Mike McKay, senior policy
advisor to Rep. Gregory Meeks (NY, District 06), one of the CAFTA 15. He
sent it as an e-mail to an individual involved in the anti-CAFTA work and
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Radio Story: Pataki Vetos Emergency Contraception Legislation

Sarah Turner | Blocking one lane of traffic on 3rd avenue and 40th street NARAL and other pro-choice groups stood outside New York state Gov. George Pataki's office yesterday, protesting his veto of the Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act. New York WBAI correspondent Sarah Turner was there. more...  0 Comments

Two NYC officials endorse racial profiling

Scott Adams | Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Staten Island Councilman James Otto want racial profiling of Middle Easterners.
Hikind: "They all look a certain way...It's all very nice to be politically correct here, but we're talking about terrorism."
Otto: "Plain and simply, young Arab fundamentalists are the individuals undertaking these acts of terror...A particular group of people who are engaging in these terrorist activities. And they're not skinny, balding Italian-Americans from Staten Island." more...  5 Comments

Ireland- Suspicious CIA plane at Shannon tonight

CSD | Twin Otter Dehavilland aircraft registered to CIA front company is located at Shannon airport tonight, Sunday 7th August 05. more...  0 Comments

Indypendent: Live 8’s Empty Lyrics

Christina Zawerucha | Perhaps some awareness was generated through the feel-good Live 8 concerts – but viable, effective solutions were not. more...  0 Comments

Kosovo Confronts Its Future

Jackson Allers | Six years after U.N. Security Council resolution 1244 designated Kosovo a U.N. protectorate, the beleaguered U.N. mission administering the province is looking to leave as quickly as possible despite the fact that the U.N.-appointed envoy to the region says the security and freedom of non-Albanian communities is at risk. more...  1 Comments

Indypendent: Ringing Out Corrupt Politicians

David Pugh | “Hello, Garci? So will I still lead by more than 1 million votes?” is ringing on cellphones throughout the Philippines. It is allegedly the voice of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo talking with commissioner of elections, Virgilio “Garci” Garcillano, in May 2004 before the election results were announced. Arroyo did, in fact, win by a million votes. more...  0 Comments

Life Under the Empire

Trish Schuh | The U.S. is trying to win the "hearts and minds" of the Iraqi people, and failing. more...  0 Comments

London Bombings: The Price of Empire

Tariq Ali | Originally published in the UK Guardian. more...  0 Comments

Indypendent: Bush & Blair’s War on the World

A.K. Gupta | A CIA report concludes Iraq is becoming an "even more effective training ground for Islamic extremists than Afghanistan." more...  0 Comments

Everyone Loves the Rich

Don Monkerud | The “get rich someday” dream is cited by many as the reason Americans lend their political support to the wealthy, voting against their own economic self-interest. more...  0 Comments

Indypendent: Why Has the FBI Placed A Million-Dollar Bounty On Assata Shakur?

By Kathleen Cleaver | Kathleen Cleaver is a law professor and former communications secretary for the Black Panther Party. For more information about Assata Shakur, please visit handsoffassata.com, or call the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at (718) 254-8800. more...  0 Comments

From The Indypendent: Corporate Fundamentalist

Steven Wishnia | For the last 15 years, Democrats have argued that people should vote for them because a Republican president would put disastrous judges on the Supreme Court. With President Bush’s nomination of John G. Roberts to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the moment of truth for both the high court and the Democratic Party has arrived. more...  0 Comments

Hiroshima Cover-up: Stripping the War Department's Timesman of His Pulitzer

Amy Goodman and David Goodman | This weekend marks the sixtieth anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. William Laurence, the New York Times reporter who covered the bombings was also on the US government payroll. Journalists Amy Goodman and David Goodman call for the Pulitzer Board to strip Laurence and his paper, The New York Times, of the undeserved prize. See a href="http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0806-01.htm">Commondreams for more info. more...  0 Comments

CUSP OF ARMAGEDDON

R. M. SACHERE | INTELLIGENCE IS "DUAL USE" - YOUR FREE WILL CHOICE ALLOWS HOW YOU USE IT OR LOSE IT!
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Oust Philippine President Gloria Arroyo and dismantle elite politics

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) | The release of the ‘Hello Garci’ tapes marks the unraveling of a corrupt and bankrupt electoral system. With an undeniable evidence of the President’s attempts to manipulate the results of the 2004 elections, existing questions on the legitimacy and credibility of the Presidency and the 2004 electoral exercise due to voters’ disenfranchisement and allegations of vote padding and shaving have been bolstered and confirmed. It is precisely because of the obvious grave flaws in the electoral system that Akbayan registered a vote of ‘principle abstention’ during the last Presidential canvass in Congress and why we have been pushing for serious electoral reforms.

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Pataki Vetoes Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act

Christina Zawerucha | Protesters will rally again at 5pm on August 4th to demand that the governor sign the Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act. more...  1 Comments

Bush Regime Made False Iraq Chemical Weapons Claim

Bush is the spawn of Satan | Denmark: Arms Found in Iraq Probably Not Chemical Wed January 14, 2004 12:02 PM ET COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish Army said Wednesday initial tests showed a cache of mortar rounds found buried in Iraq on Jan. 9 did not contain any chemical substances as originally suspected. "The expert group from the Iraq Survey Group have investigated five ... and none of them have showed any trace of chemical substances," the Danish Army Operational Command said in a statement. Samples would be sent to the United States for further tests, the command said. http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=4126920 more...  0 Comments

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