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text 1/21 Fanmi Lavalas supporters demonstrate in support of Aristide by AHP
Hundreds of thousands of Fanmi Lavalas supporters demonstrate in support of peace, education and respect for the mandate of President Aristide...
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 12:48AM
text Fish Wars: How Cheap Oil Drives Industrial Longline Fishing by Robert Ovetz, PhD
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Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 7:03PM
text Shalom says fence 'is reversible,' if deal reached with PA by Haaretz (repost)
Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Friday that the Palestinians should return to the negotiating table because Israel is ready to make changes in the controversial barrier built in the West Bank to prevent terror attacks. "The fence is reversible," Shalom said....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:53PM
text Weapons hunter quits, says Iraq had no WMDs by nz
WASHINGTON: David Kay stepped down as leader of the American hunt for banned weapons in Iraq today, and fired a parting shot at the Bush administration, while pressure mounted on the United States to hold early direct elections in Iraq....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:05PM
text Two die as US helicopter crashes by beeb
Two US pilots died on Friday when their helicopter crashed in northern Iraq, the US military has said....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 3:49PM
text Iraq weapons hunter David Kay quits by AL J
America's chief arms hunter in Iraq has resigned and said he does not believe the country had any large stockpiles of chemical or biological weapons....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 3:47PM
text A special report on Migrant Rights at the World Social Forum by NNIRR
A special report for the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights direct from Mumbai, India...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 10:43AM
text Report from Trees Not Walls in Budrus, Palestine by ISM
Budrus, RAMALLAH] Hundreds of Palestinians - men and women, old and young, Israelis and Internationals from at least 12 different countries* braved the pouring rain today and marched to plant olive tree saplings where the Israeli government has destroyed trees to build what it calls a "Security Wall."...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 10:42AM
text Funeral for Killed Protestor, as protests continue in Haiti by AHP
Port-au-Prince, January 22, 2004 -(AHP)-The funeral of Louvoi Petit, the Lavalas activist who died as a result of torture at the hands of demonstrators from the political coalition of the 184 will be held Friday....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 10:39AM
text Warning: This diet is not for everyone by Marty Bender and Stan Cox
Finding a quarter-billion acres for adequate feed grain harvests would mean at least a 7 percent increase in cropland worldwide at a time when farmers are already using most of the better land. Much of the newly plowed acreage would likely be marginal, subject to greater erosion and requiring extra generous applications of fertilizer and pesticides....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:22AM
text Mars problem solved, says psychic. by Tortuga Bi LIBERTY
What on Mars can be disabling our little robotic rover?...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 6:04AM
text Universal Forum Of Cultures by Pretzel
Three main themes define the Forum: Cultural diversity, sustainable development and conditions for peace....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:16AM
text 11 killed in Iraq attacks by various sources
BAGHDAD, January 23 (Online): Eleven people were slain in an outburst of violence in Iraq, including four Christian women headed to jobs at a US military base and two American soldiers killed in a mortar barrage. South of the capital, the security chief of Spanish troops in Iraq was shot in the head during a raid. Two Iraqi policemen were killed on Thursday and three others were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint between Fallujah and Ramadi. The attack occurred along the...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:03PM
text The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/23/04 ¡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, Russia, Spain, China, and Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 5:20PM
text 1/22 Haiti Update by Michelle Karshan
1. Gigantic pro-government march supports right to attend school and 5-year mandate 2. Senator Dany Toussaint to be called before the Courts for threats to government 3. Head of university student association to answer in court for attack on TNH 4. Maurice Geiger, justice systems expert, writes Herald responding to Sen. Dewine 5. US praise of Dupreval after Raboteau Massacre questioned by Orlando Sentinel...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 3:53PM
text French Bigotry Getting Worse: Sikh forced to take off turban to enter government building by French Bigotry Getting Worse
LONDON: A Sikh man has been forced to take off his turban in order to enter a Paris government building, appalled British Sikhs have reported, as France prepares to introduce a controversial law banning the Sikh turban, Muslim hijab and Jewish yarmulke....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:32AM
text "Ambitions of Empire: the Bush Administration Economic Plan for Iraq (and Beyond).&qu by LT
Approximately 70% of the Iraqi workforce is already unemployed. Those workers with jobs receive "emergency pay" mandated by the CPA - about half of what they made before the war, while prices have skyrocketed and the social safety net has been virtually eliminated. The CPA promised that the U.S. corporations doing the reconstruction would solve the unemployment problem, promising 300,000 jobs in an August 13 letter. Only a handful of these jobs have materialized. One reaso...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 9:47AM
text End Police Discrimination Against Poor Filipino Children by Atty. Perfecto G. Caparas II, LLM
Each day, 36 to 54 Filipino kids languish and get mixed up with adult prisoners in cramped police jails where a number of them get raped, tortured, and tattooed and deprived of access to legal, medical, social, and psychological assistance and services in an institutionalized act of unlawful discrimination by the Philippine government against the children of the poorest of the poor...
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:47PM
text Danny Glover leads TransAfrica on fact-finding mission to Venezuela by Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, Venezuela - One of the most distinguished organizations of African Americans in the United States, the TransAfrica Forum, sent a delegation of acclaimed artists, actors, activists and scholars to visit Venezuela for a weeklong series of events....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 5:00PM
text The US is the only country which openly acknowledges executing child offenders by bbc
Amnesty International has launched a two-year campaign to ban the execution of child offenders worldwide....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 3:48PM