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text OPINION by RUCHI AHUJA
As America becomes more and more enveloped in crisis, it becomes more important that people stay open minded while still keeping a patriotic spirit. Many people are discriminated against for things that seem unfair, such as race, religion and disability. Racism has always been a part of American culture, especially at times of war. The media and our nation's leaders keep telling us that this is a war on terrorism, not Muslims or Afghanistan, but are people listening? Rumors fly about the home...
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2004 6:10AM
text Huge rally marks 1804 Haitian revolution by pww
In an effort that is eerily reminiscent of the campaign against Allende’s Chile in the 1970s or against Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela today, the U.S. government has bankrolled anti-Aristide political groups, including the so-called “Democratic Convergence,” with tens of millions of dollars. It has sought to paint Aristide as incompetent and unstable, and urged him to resign. Violence is also escalating: more than 30 Lavalas members and supporters have been killed by anti-government paramilitaries o...
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:58PM
text Iraqi protesters shot dead in Amara by alj
A confrontation between police and demonstrators in the south eastern Iraqi city of Amara has left at least seven people dead....
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:42PM
text Teflon Tyrant by Tortuga Bi LIBERTY
Guantánamo captives still have zero legal rights, as of today (Jan. 10). Yet Saddam has been given rights, along with POW status, by the U.S. government....
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 8:26AM
text Future Questions: Corporations and Globalization by Riccardo Petrella
"A society in which everything is privatized has no common property. Such a society no longer needs to know how to live together and in common." Keepinbg public what is public and regulating financial markets are key future questions....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 3:17PM
text Chemical bombs and rocket systems components ' destruction weapons hide Iraq in Syria ' by MARK DAMELI
AMSTERDAM - The Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, which was the main reason for the United States to unleash the war last year, seem correct. And in Syria. A high Syrian information officer detailed data have played on about this to a compatriot in exile....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 2:24PM
text The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/9/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, Russia,China, and Cuba....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 2:22PM
text Checkpoint Four: Friends in Iraq Report From the Trenches! by D. Martinez, T. Sommer
This is a dispatch from some bay area journalists currently in Iraq working on a documentary. They have been chronicling the day-to-day events of occupied Iraq for the SFBay IMC and here is their latest....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 1:48PM
text Many Doubts About Free Trade for the Americas, report says by Centre for Economic Policy Research
Will Dreams Of U.S.-Latin America Trade Come True? As Heads of State Gather In Monterrey, Doubts About the Future of Trade Relations...
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 5:56PM
text Kate Raphael is Out: Her Report by Kate Raphael
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Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 5:02PM
text V-Day March on Juarez by Code Pink
CODEPINK Joins V-Day in a March on Ciudad Juárez: Since 1993, more than 320 women have been murdered in Ciudad Juárez, the sister city of El Paso, Texas. Of these deaths, approximately 100 have been sexual-torture killings of young women, ages 12 – 19. Some 450 more women are unaccounted for or missing....
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 10:24AM
text Nine dead in Iraq chopper crash by beeb
All nine people on board a US military helicopter have been killed after it made an emergency landing in Iraq....
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 8:45AM
text Nepal: Women, farmers revolt by Slacker65
Maoist Insurgents Gaining Ground in Confused and Disheartened Nepal "We want people's war," says Aruna Katuwal, age 12, with two big blue ribbons in her hair....
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2001 10:47AM
text Prague protesters stopped at Czech border by Whispered Media
Bicyclists and Activists on their way to Prague were prevented from entering Czechloslavakia....
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2000 4:50PM