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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
Huge rally marks 1804 Haitian revolution
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
Iraqi protesters shot dead in Amara
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
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
Future Questions: Corporations and Globalization
"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
Chemical bombs and rocket systems components ' destruction weapons hide Iraq in Syria '
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
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/9/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
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
Checkpoint Four: Friends in Iraq Report From the Trenches!
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
Many Doubts About Free Trade for the Americas, report says
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
Kate Raphael is Out: Her Report
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 5:02PM
V-Day March on Juarez
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
Nine dead in Iraq chopper crash
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
Nepal: Women, farmers revolt
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
Prague protesters stopped at Czech border
Bicyclists and Activists on their way to Prague were prevented from entering Czechloslavakia....
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2000 4:50PM