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John Howard: Profile of a Coward

finch | The Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, has managed to gain some international attention after his hysterical attack on presidential candidate, Barack Obama. The seasoned Australian politician knowingly stated that a victory for Obama OR the Democrats would be a victory for al-Qaeda, “I mean, if I we're running al-Qaeda in Iraq, I would put a circle around March 2008 and pray as many times as possible for a victory not only for Obama but also for the Democrats”. more...  0 Comments

Kucinich on the Issues: Make 2008 the year of We the People

Nadia | The problems facing America today are many, but they can be solved with a President that has the best interests of all Americans at heart. Too many politicians are tied to corporate interests, depending on these vested interests to finance their campaign, which adversely affects the Politician's stance on issues. From ending the war in Iraq, to providing Universal Health Care, Dennis Kucinich's platform is based on what is good for the people, not the corporations.
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Green Party Warns...Don't Vote For War

Kimberly Wilder | The Green Party warns major party Senators not to vote for further funding of Iraq occupation. This week, the Green Senatorial Campaign Committee (GSCC)was granted national Senate campaign committee status by the Federal
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Imprisoned Red Army Faction member to be freed

matt | From the AP, via Guardian Unlimited:

BERLIN (AP) - A court paroled a one-time leader of Germany's notorious Red Army Faction Monday after 24 years in prison, amid bitter memories of the left-wing terrorist group's attacks on law enforcement and business leaders, which plunged the country into fear three decades ago.
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Can Hillary, Inc’s Village Raise Palestinian Children?

Daithí | Senator Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, and potential Presidency, will doom the Middle East to an Armageddon of Hopelessness and Despair. more...  0 Comments

Moles in the Kucinich Campain 0r How I got kicked off the Kucinich.us site

Margie | If anyone out there cares, please help me let Dennis know that his web team is working against him, not for him. more...  1 Comments

Republica Dominicana: el aborto bajo la mira del gobierno

Clave Digital | “Las presentes autoridades se suman a la larga lista de gobiernos dominicanos que han incumplido sus obligaciones frente a la ciudadanía en materia de salud sexual y reproductiva, suplantándolas por medidas oportunistas orientadas a la obtención de beneficios políticos de corto plazo”, more...  0 Comments

Uncontrolled Executive

Wolfgang Storz | The welfare state is exposed to serious shocks. Working life is essentially changed. the welfare state protects from the injustice of the free market and creates an identity for those who must claim its benefits. Recipients are treated as legal persons and not as petitioners. more...  0 Comments

Amnesty Intl: Free Gary Tyler

Michael Letwin | Earlier today, Amnesty International released a new statement "calling for a pardon to be granted to Gary Tyler." The full statement can be read here:  http://freegarytyler.com/writings/amnesty-02-2007.html more...  0 Comments

The Russian Bear rouses from Hibernation

Kingfisher | Speaking at the Munich security conference, Vladimir Putin took the opportunity to denounce America for its pursuit of world domination. Putin’s verbal attack lacked the clout the old Soviet Union once possessed, however, the message was not lost on the Americans who immediately went into recovery/spin mode regarding their hegemonic pursuits. more...  1 Comments

Hillary, Inc: A Dubya for Democrats?

Daithí | Do we really need another pro-war Democrat in the White House? more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Mon. 2/12-Ossie and Ruby; Enforcing the Minimum Wage Law in NYS

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, February 12, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org








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Australian PM criticises Barak Obama

nano | John Howard, known internationally as a Bush lackey, shameless coward, racist and abandoner of Australian citizens in trouble, today levelled a criticism at U.S. Presidential candidate, Barak Obama. The ‘aluminium tubing’ Prime Minister stated that Obama’s Iraq policy would “completely destabilise and destroy Iraq”. Howard seems ‘completely’ oblivious to the FACT that his participation in the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq has ALREADY COMPLETELY DESTABILISED AND DESTROYED Iraq! more...  0 Comments

What’s the Death Toll, Mr. Bush?

peptide | The ever increasing, unmentionable death toll of U.S. military expansionism in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and elsewhere exceeds one million souls. The human casualties have achieved unification and consensus at last! The slogan of death is unutterable, perfectly silent and devastatingly effective! Devoid of tribe, nation, race, religion and every other divisive factor that contributed to their demise, all humans are united in death – they are finished! In death there are no ideologies, 'critical issues' or causes. more...  0 Comments

Haiti: Massive Demonstrations Catch UN by Surprise

Haiti Information Project | Challenging recent assertions made by the United Nations that the Lavalas movement is dead, crowds estimated at well over 100,000 took to the streets of seven major cities throughout Haiti on February 7 to demand an end to the UN occupation, freedom for political prisoners and the return of exiled president Aristide. || Indypendent: Cite Soleil: Ballots & Bullets in Haiti more...  0 Comments

Brazil: Unicamp fears to embark in the “carnival” of TSE.

Jorge Serrão | The desperation of TSE is for trying to refute the report of professor Clóvis Fernandes, of the ITA (Technological Institute of the Aeronautics), that proved the fragility of the electronic system of voting in the recent alagoan election - as the magazine "Veja" notified. more...  0 Comments

Egypt:workers fighting back

Shebin Al-Kom | Humiliating and difficult work conditions, bad treatment from company seniors as well as meagre wages prompted workers to vent their increasing anger. more...  0 Comments

Brazil: Henrique Meirelles faces the tornado at CBB.

Pedro A. Xavier | Lula prefers that Meirelles stays but syntonized with him. The PT prefers to see Meirelles out. In the absence of Palocci, he guaranteed the depressive growth of the economy in the the last four years.

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Chinese Smile vs American Gun

Kwang zi | China's President Hu Jintao re-establishes trade links with Africa vowing not to interfere with the sovereign rights of African nations. The net result of this soft approach is African nations clamouring to the Chinese whose trade links with Africa extend thousands of years into the past. Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of large African port cities containing artefacts and trade material from China and Africa. Large amounts of ceramics, ivory, gems, precious metals and a wealth of other artefacts reveal a long history of lively and thriving two-way trade between the two continents. more...  0 Comments

Did NYPD Commish Ray Kelly break the Law?

Spot Light | Former Newsday police reporter Len Levitt's NYPD Confidential reports that top cop Ray Kelly used NYPD detectives to chauffeur his wife on personal trips. The 'chauffeurgate' allegations have now been picked up by some online outlets including the Village Vocie...will New York City newspapers and other major media outlets followup?
Levitt's column for Newsday regularly exposed 'One Police Plaza' goingson and became a must-read among the brass and beat cops.

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