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International Student Exchange Releases Update On ISE Gives Back Initiative (tags)

The organization is detailing how their ongoing partnership with Children Incorporated has been helping children in need across the US for the last 2 years, reports iseusa.org.

After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again (tags)

September 15th marks the ten-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers investment firm collapse, symbolizing the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis.

Democracy and the Uncanny Power of Money (tags)

Growing inequality is the greatest political problem of our time. Governments are often only actors or puppets of an anonymous regime for the benefit of the privileged where the interests of simple people do not count.

Cows On Fire In Washington. USDA Won't Let Montana Use Firefighting Helicopters (tags)

The biggest fire in Washington history, one of nearly 70 burning in Western states, has burned an area bigger than Rhode Island. States ask for volunteers. Inaction and lack of prioritization by the federal government has made this the worst fire season eve

Market Euphoria: The Mother of All Ponzi Schemes (tags)

markets

Putin Prioritizes Strong Sino/Russian Ties (tags)

Putin

Los Angeles Joins Nationwide #WaveOfAction Occupation of FCC Offices to #SaveTheInternet (tags)

The #WaveOfAction to #SaveTheInternet swept through twenty cities across the United States on Thursday, May 15, 2014, as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on new rules to drastically change how the Internet operates.

America's National Security State (tags)

anti-war

C. Hagel Sec of Defense Nomination Points to Peace, Neocons Outraged (tags)

The choice by President Obama of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense is a step in the correct direction. Finally people can see that there is another segment of the Republican party that is NOT endorsing never ending military conflict in the Middle East as the neo-conservative factions have under eight years of war criminal GW Bush.

Obama/Boehner Two-Step (tags)

class war

Nuclear Chess (tags)

Iran

The Great Refusal and The 99 Percent (tags)

The Great Unraveling provokes the Great Refusal (Paul Krugman). The mainstream media pursue their own political goals and only publish what pleases the advertisers. We need information, not indoctrination. Occupy could change the whole culture with a new media emerging.

Stop the Machine Occupies Washington (tags)

social justice

Video: Is Super-Capitalism a Threat to Democracy? (tags)

In Washington, the citizen side of our brain is not heard, only the consumer/investor side.

Democracy, Haitian Style (tags)

imperialism

Osama bin Laden killed by US Forces/No justice without a trial (tags)

Not only killing the unarmed Osama bin Laden is a warcrime, as any other human being he had a right on a fair and independent trial No justice without a trial

Aristide Gets Diplomatic Passport (tags)

Aristide

Banking in Venezuela (tags)

responsible banking

IMF Considers Replacing the Dollar as Key Currency (tags)

More stability and efficiency will be created and money and the credit system de-politicized. In stress situations, a world central bank could serve as creditor "of last resort" to provide the necessary liquidity in the whole system in case of grave shocks.

Lawless Spying in America to Obstruct First Amendment Freedoms (tags)

lawless spying

Top Serect - 2 Long but interesting articles on the NSA along with waste and bureaucray (tags)

Top Secret - 2 long but interesting articles from the Washington post on the NSA and the mind numbing bureaucracy and waste that goes on there. If you don't have time stash these two article off some where and read them later.

Stanley Sporkin: BP's Ombudsman Fixer (tags)

corruption in high places

~ AND NOW THEY WANT US POORER AMERICANS TO SMILE WITH NO TEETH IN OUR MOUTHS ~ (tags)

~ IT IS CONTINUING TO BE MORE DIIFICULT FOR OUR POORER AMERICANS TO SMILE NATIONWIDE ~ THIS OBVIOUS CONTINUED NEGLECT OF OUR U.S. CONGRESS TO DENY THE MASSES OF OUR POORER AMERICANS AND THEIR FAMILIES PROPER DENTAL CARE NEEDS CHANGE....

Brave Israeli Commandos Slaughter Aid Activists at Sea (tags)

Murder at sea

What Real Financial Reform Looks Like (tags)

Washington financial reform assures business as usual

STOP THE WAR, BRING OUR TROOPS HOME, NOW! (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) forces in Los Angeles, Washington DC and San Francisco joined the mass protests led by International ANSWER in these major cities on the anniversary of the 7th year of the US led war of aggression against Iraq and Afghanistan last Saturday, March 20, 2010.

STOP THE WAR, BRING OUR TROOPS HOME, NOW! (tags)

STOP THE WAR, BRING OUR TROOPS HOME, NOW! The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) forces in Los Angeles, Washington DC and San Francisco joined the mass protests led by International ANSWER in these major cities on the anniversary of the 7th year of the US led war of aggression against Iraq and Afghanistan last Saturday, March 20, 2010.

30 Gaza high school students visit the US (tags)

The U.S. Department of State sponsored a two-week visit to the U.S. focused on human rights and democracy for a group of 30 high school students from Gaza

Drones: A slam-dunk weapons system or our ticket to hell? (tags)

"Whatever the short-term gains from introducing drone warfare in these past years, we are now locked into the 24/7 assassination trade - with the US's own set of non-suicide bombers on the job into eternity. This may pass for sanity in Washington, but it's surely helping to pave the road to hell. Haven't any of these folks ever seen a sci-fi film? Are none of them Terminator fans? Are they sure they want to open the way to unlimited robot war, keeping in mind that, if this is the latest game in town, it won't remain mainly an American one for long. And just wait until the first Iranian drone takes out the first Balochi guerrilla supported by American funds somewhere in Pakistan. Then let's see just what we think about the right of any nation to summarily execute its enemies - and anyone else in the vicinity - by drone. Is this actually what we Americans want to be known for? And if we let this happen, and General Atomics is working double or triple shifts to turn out ever more, ever-newer generations of robot warriors, while the nation suffers 10.2% unemployment, who exactly will think about shutting them down?

Iran: Peking gives Washington the Cold Shoulder (tags)

China's veto power signals its geo-political interests will not be sacrificed on the altar of the UN Security Cou9ncil. In the last five years, China has pumped $120 billion into development of Iranian oil and gas fields and refineries.

STP Typhoon Relief Operation Gains Support in Key US Cities, Relief Drive Extended (tags)

he Sagip Tulong sa Pilipinas (STP) campaign gained massive support among different communities in the US . As of October 16, organizers have collected and sorted out an equivalent of 170 boxes of clothing, canned goods, shoes, bottled water and other materials. This is on top of around 250 boxes that People’s CORE facilitated to send to the Philippines through another organization in LA. The GABNET Los Angeles has sent 52 Boxes to the GWP group in the Philippines. Pledges, cash and check donations totaled around $ 10,000—meant mainly to purchase medicines and supplies in the Philippines for medical missions. STP collection centers like DAMAYAN Migrant Workers in New York and People’s CORE in Los Angeles have been flooded with material donations and phone calls throughout the day from ordinary people who were willing to help in any way.

STP Typhoon Relief Operation Gains Support in Key US Cities, Relief Drive Extended (tags)

The Sagip Tulong sa Pilipinas (STP) campaign gained massive support among different communities in the US . As of October 16, organizers have collected and sorted out an equivalent of 170 boxes of clothing, canned goods, shoes, bottled water and other materials. This is on top of around 250 boxes that People’s CORE facilitated to send to the Philippines through another organization in LA. The GABNET Los Angeles has sent 52 Boxes to the GWP group in the Philippines. Pledges, cash and check donations totaled around $ 10,000—meant mainly to purchase medicines and supplies in the Philippines for medical missions. STP collection centers like DAMAYAN Migrant Workers in New York and People’s CORE in Los Angeles have been flooded with material donations and phone calls throughout the day from ordinary people who were willing to help in any way.

Behind the Scenes at San Diego’s Gay Fraternity (tags)

KEVIN KAO, EZRA EVANGELISTA and ARTHUR HUANG probably wouldn’t have joined any other fraternity, but Delta Lambda Phi was different. Not only was it founded 22 years ago specifically for Gay, Bisexual and “Progressive” (Queer-friendly) men, but its members get along and have fun with each other without drinking or hazing.

Pacifica's NY - WBAI stewards exposed misinformation that needs corrections...see here ..l (tags)

this is a repost from a blog article and information intended to reveal corrections to other Pacifica-WBAI writers claiming & blaming, as usual, for their own mistakes and lack of efficiency....see original as well as corrections below

It’s The Money, Stupid!: Over $1 Billion Raised for Prez Race! (tags)

The candidates for the White House have raised over $1 billion in their quest to win the election on Nov. 4, 2008. The Dems’ Sen. Barack Obama has racked in $639 million, while the GOP’s nominee, John McCain, has taken in $360 million. The four other Third Party candidates for the presidency have brought in about $5.5 million. The only thing we know for sure is this: When big money contributions dominate the electoral process, the people lose!

The Neediest Need Help Like the Banks (tags)

The same state haggles over every bowl of soup for welfare recipients. For banks, billions appeared overnight. There must also be money for higher wages and more social services.

Rude Awakening in Mexico (tags)

US businesses invested $120 billion in Mexico between 1994 and 2006. Only 80,000 jobs were created per year while 730,000 Mexicans pressed on the labor market every year. While migration climbed 95% from 1980 to 1994, it soared an incredible 452% from 1994 to 2006.

Can the Coprophagic Prostitutes Be Saved? (tags)

Before we begin, I was wondering if you know that Billy Graham is a Devil worshipper? "Psst! Lets go to a crusade, pose as Christians, and get rid of anyone who is stupid enough to come down and assume the title of Jesus Christ!"

Billy Graham is a Devil Worshipper! (tags)

Ha Ha! Fooled you! He is the Devil himself! "Psst! Lets go to a crusade, pose as Christians, and get rid of anyone who is stupid enough to come down and assume the title of Jesus Christ!" "You know what we do with Messiahs, don't you?"

E-Nazis; Time Warner, Microsoft, and Google (tags)

Hitler's Vindication: After WW II, Hitler faked his death and went to Argentina to reign from obscurity as the King of the South, controlling health care, starting wars, and promoting Nazism everywhere! Nazism was born in America! Replacing Dr. Goebbels, Hitler's Minister for Public Enlightment and Propaganda, we have Time-Warner, Microsoft, and Google.

While Suppresing Voices from UCLA ISSE Students, Jim Lafferty States Their Message Well (tags)

Suppressing Voices from UCLA International Students for Social Equality (ISSE) Students on the Station Listener Web Forum, KPFK General Manager Jim Lafferty Nonetheless Articulates Their Message Well.

Fire and Rain! (tags)

A Forum Topix post also known as A Sh*thead War. (Jer. 6:14; 8:11) 5/10 "A Nation of Sh*theads" 5/11 Anthrax Canadian-style. 5/14 Fire? Rain? The Choice Remains!

Like Dubya: Pelosi, Clinton and Mikulski Deserve Boos, Too! (tags)

In Washington, D.C., President George W. Bush was loudly booed on opening day, March 30, 2008. He tossed out the ceremonial first pitch and the huge baseball crowd gave him an earful. Too bad, the “Gang of Three,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Hillary Clinton, and Sen. Barbara Mikulski, weren’t with him on the mound. They have enabled the Iraq conflict by voting to fund it, despite their promise to “end the war.” They deserve boos, too!

TODAY: Internet Forum by Cuban Students about the Cuban Five (tags)

The main purpose of the forum will be to discuss what Cuban university students and those in the rest of the world could do to help the release of the Five Cuban men, who were arrested for having infiltrated Miami- based anti-Cuba groups and trying to prevent criminal actions against the island.

Israel Guilty of Ethnic Cleansing (tags)

US Government guilty of underwriting these crimes.

UN: Israel Must Halt Use of Excessive Force (tags)

The US Government is the #1 sponsor of these War Crimes. Taking no action to stop them using your tax dollars to fund this Ethnic Cleansing enables these Extremists.

Abbas: Israel Guilty of Ethnic Cleansing (tags)

Put the conflict in fast-forward. A shocking picture emerges. Your Government is this Crime's biggest sponsor.

Luis Posada Carriles: the versatile USAmerican terrorist still walking freely (tags)

While Arturo Hernández, Posada's attorney said: "Mr. Posada Carriles is not and has never been a terrorist"… "His lifelong ambition has been to bring democracy and freedom to his place of birth", declassified CIA and FBI documents, testimonies, and other compelling evidences suggest the contrary.

CODEPINK's "Most Wanted" Campaign Targets Luis Posada Carriles for Terrorism (tags)

Call for Notorious Terrorist to be put on FBI Most Wanted List and Arrested

Why Bush Doesn’t Have to Suspend the Constitution! (tags)

President George W. Bush doesn’t have to mimic Pakistan's dictator, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, and suspend the Constitution, since he doesn’t have any opposition. The two major political parties are controlled by the same Wire Pullers. Meanwhile, an “Axis of Zionists,” Michael Mukasey at Justice, Michael Chertoff at Homeland Security and Joshua Bolten at the WH, now have a choke hold on key positions in our government. America is in deep doo-doo!

September 11: The empire and its lies (tags)

Cuban President Fidel Castro on Wednesday reflected on the six long years since the painful September 11 episode in the US, about which it is known there has been deliberate disinformation...

Babylon, Pride of Man ***** (tags)

In Washington, D.C., Babylon on the Potomac was found "the blood of the saints and of all who have been slain on the earth." (Rev. 18) "O God! Pride of Man, fallen in the dust again!" Quicksilver Messenger Service. Samaria's Silent Murder Epidemic addressed.

The Migrant Trap, and the Migrants' Way Out: May 1, 2007 (tags)

Migrants face an impossible choice. And they've got their own humane and just answer. Is anybody listening?

Join the Cuban Five contingents the 17th... (tags)

Join Cuban 5 contingents in the March 17 & 18 anti-war marches...

Petition: Stop the Escalation, Begin the Withdrawal (tags)

"I oppose Bush’s plan to escalate the war by sending additional troops to Iraq. I urge my members of Congress to actively plan a rapid and responsible withdrawal from Iraq."

Shut Down The Guantanamo Penal Colony, Now! (tags)

On the 5th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan. 11, 2007, demonstrations were held across the country. In Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court was the site of a protest action, as was the U.S. District Court. At the latter, about 100 activists were arrested inside the building. Meanwhile, outside, activists dressed in orange jump suits, the uniform of the Gitmo detainees, demanded to have their “Day in Court!”

Top al-Qaida suspect killed in U.S. airstrike, Somali official says (tags)

How long before the U.S. Government starts attacking citizens in the US with missles like they just did in Somalia????

"Worse than a Civil War": Kofi Annan (tags)

The US govt sees the increasing violence in Iraq merely as a new phase. Annan is con-vinced the Iraqi question can only be solved with the cooperation of neighboring countries and the international community. The Iraqis must agree on distribution of oil revenues.

Rep. Lantos to chair International Affairs Committee? TELL PELOSI "NO!" (tags)

If you want the new, Democrat-led Congress to stand up for peace, NOW is the time to call or fax Rep. Nancy Pelosi and your Representatives and urge them to support a peacemaker--not a war-enabler--as Chairman of the House International Affairs Committee.

Article on CIA Child Trafficing (tags)

They count on the fact that the more bizarre and perverted they act the safer they are because the average joe cannot even fathom the depths of evil that this agency perpetrates.

spying (tags)

oped, whats next a secret police force and a police state

BRILLIANT ACTIVISTS TAKING IT TO CONGRESSIONAL OFFICIAL'S DOORSTEPS (tags)

This past weekend saw demonstrations all around the world with hundreds of thousands taking to the streets to protest the third anniversary of the War in Iraq. But something new is happening.

February Protests - Calls for Impeachment Rising (tags)

State Senator Alan Bates of Oregon and the San Francisco Rules Committee are recommending impeachment of the Bush Administration.

February Protests - Calls for Impeachment Increase (tags)

State Senator Alan Bates of Oregon and the San Francisco Rules Committee are recommending impeachment of the Bush Administration.

Shays Fought the Revolution's Final Battle (tags)

Shays Fought the Revolution's Final Battle, and We Lost

SAT 9/24: National Day of Anti-War Protests in LA (tags)

Thousands to Join the National Day of Anti-War Protests in Los Angeles on Saturday Calling to ‘End the War on Iraq, Bring the Troops Home Now, andmJustice for the Hurricane Survivors’

Opportunism, ANSWER and Palestine (tags)

It is so important that the movement against the war in Iraq draw the connection to all the wars the U.S. government is waging around the world. Inclusion of Palestine is a vital issue and an important part of building solidarity. But solidarity with Palestine should not be used as just a maneuver in an organizational struggle between ANSWER and UFPJ.

Ex-army chief wins Lebanon vote (tags)

Lebanon's former army commander and his allies have handed other opposition groups a surprising defeat in parliamentary elections

Civil rights, Latino groups charge Gonzales unfit for office (tags)

Torture role condemned, ‘No’ vote urged

Bulldozer without Brakes (tags)

According to a CNN poll in the middle of November, 60% of Americans had a positive opinion of president Bush who proved his manliness..Twelve million American families worried about their daily bread.. However the president plans more tax relief.

Five Years After WTO Protests: Seattle Weekly Trashes Anti-Globalization Movement (tags)

The media spin cycle leading up to major anti-globalization protests has become so predictable that activists have been forced to come up with better media strategies to keep up with the lies and disinformation. The mainstream media starts the cycle several months in advance with articles and coverage about the upcoming summit and accompanying protests.

Standardizing Early Childhood Education? (tags)

In Washington state new benchmarks will soon be released for preschoolers. The Washington State Early Learning and Development Benchmarks have many early childhood professionals concerned.

Life and Lies Under the Terrordome (tags)

How intensely war moves on the "home front" are being escalated! How suspicious the timing of all this is! How completely flimsy all the supposed "evidence" turned out to be!

"Wars are Good for the Economy": The Global Free Trade System (tags)

"The international free market was created artificially in the 18th and 19th centuries with the force of the English colonial state and did not develop naturally from the free exchange of goods as neoliberals constantly claim.."

Politicians need to know... (tags)

What every politician ought to know before taking office

DDay News Report (tags)

Here's how the landings at Normandy would have been covered by today's media. On the coast of France, June 6, 1944

Join the Emergency Protest on June 5 in LA (tags)

All out to protest war and occupation on June 5 in downtown LA! This demonstration is part of nationally coordinated demonstrations against the occupations of Iraq, Palestine, Haiti, and everywhere!

Secret Memos Connect Bush and the Global Campaign of Torture (tags)

In Washington, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld fumed that the "distraction" of Abu Ghraib prison has to end. This theme has been taken up by the Republican Right. One congressman said that he was "outraged over the outrage."

New 'Abuse' photos on Arab TV (tags)

The prison was said to have died in the midst of intensive questioning in the shower by military intelligence officials. After he collapsed, the interrogators removed the bag and then saw severe head wounds that had not been treated.

Syrian authorities break up rare protest. U.S. diplomat, journalists briefly detained (tags)

DAMASCUS, Syria -- In a capital awash with Syrian flags, banners of support for President Bashar Assad and pamphlets declaring his party's achievements on its 41st anniversary, the paper banner raised by about 20 human rights activists urging freedom for political prisoners did not fit in.

smallDems strategY? Combatative or Creative, Tough Fight Against to Dominate or Fair Fight (tags)

for what IS Right to Nurture..., Kucinich, an honest Friend By, For and Of regular, common working folks, has consistently,steadfastly presented a necessary vision which has inspired an understanding, and burdgeoning realization that his clear plans entail specific actions for Peace, Progress & Prosperity reminding to renew and Reclaim COMMON SENSE of COMMON PEOPLE,COMMON DREAMS, Aspirations motivating UNCOMMON ENERGY TO IN-COMMUNITY CREATE A COMMON DESTINY TO ACHIEVE THIS COMMON GOAL FOR OUR ENTANGLED COMMON FUTURE, by restoring our True Historical standing of Egalitarianism, beacon for Oppurtunity and the happiness of to pursue Life and liberty in a healing Rennaissance Epoch of caring,sharing and courageous daring for sustainable policies from a transparent Sunshine Goverment promoting the Public Interest to advance Domestic wellBEing.

Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network January 18th-20th Updates! (tags)

1.Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network Downloadable Flier- Print out and Distribute to your Pro-Resistance Quarters!!! 2.Iraqi Resistance Report: Updated News Reports Compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr , from the Editorial Board of the Free Arab Voice. 3.Communique-Ahmed Sadaat, General Secratary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine 4. *** An Islamic Voice Stands With President Hussein/ Condemns Sexist Pigs in Iraqi Zionist Proxy Government** 5. ***"You Must Know"- Excellant Essay By Ibrahim Ebeid Co-Editor of Al-Moharer Calling for Progressives To Support Iraqi Resistance*** 6. ***President Hussein And The Geneva Convention***

Latest deaths of U.S. soldiers in Iraq (tags)

TIKRIT, Iraq - The number of American service members who have died in the Iraq conflict since war started last March reached 500 Saturday after a roadside bomb exploded near Baghdad, killing three U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi civil defense troopers.

Political appeals to bigotry grow (tags)

Conservative columnist Cal Thomas recently questioned Howard Dean's faith because his wife is Jewish. Marrying her, Thomas opined, was "strange at best, considering the two faiths take a distinctly different view of Jesus."

LAPD: 'Pre-emptive' arrests made to get terror info (tags)

LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- In response to the national terrorism alert, Los Angeles police have made "a number of pre-emptive arrests," a high-ranking LAPD source said Tuesday. Those arrests were made in the past 48 hours and included people who came to authorities' attention after the September 11, 2001, al Qaeda terror attacks in the United States.

First no WMDs, nukes, ties to al Queda and now... (tags)

Another Bush lie (#46) hits the shitter: 'In Washington late last month, officials estimated the number of foreign fighters in Iraq at 1,000 to 3,000,' General's say no way.

JINSA/PNAC Zionist Extremist Perle Warns Germany To Stop Backing France (tags)

JINSA/PNAC Zionist Extremist Perle Warns Germany To Stop Backing France

Protesters Want U.S. Out of Iraq (tags)

One of the most passionate remarks came from Fernando de Solar Suarez, the father of a U.S. Marine, who was killed in Iraq. Suarez moved the crowd to tears with his comments about losing his son.

Media Censorship That Doesn't Speak Its Name (tags)

Reducing journalism to a branch of corporate and government public relations is the hidden agenda of the media deregulators, in Britain and America.

Mom, Drugs, and Apple Pie (tags)

The War On Drugs has gone on for a good thirty-five years since the Sixties. It's as real as professional wrestling. Well, almost. What do we have to show for it? Nothing. Nothing. You can get any drug you have heard of, and some you haven't, from your daughter in high school.

Oregon rains of Bush (tags)

He lost Afghansitan. He is losing Iraq. Even in America Bush can't get the people on his side.

Liberty: Solutions--Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

Libertarians have SOLVED homelessness! Just eliminate all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, and building codes that increse housing costs -- but don't be surprised when your matchstick house collapses in an earthquake or becomes poisoned by the chemical factory next-door -- "Live and let live"

Democrat Eyes Potential Grounds for Bush Impeachment (tags)

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bob Graham said on Thursday there were grounds to impeach President Bush if he was found to have led America to war under false pretenses.

Cheney Under Pressure to Quit Over False War Evidence (tags)

Anger grows on both sides of Atlantic at misleading claims on eve of Iraq conflict

israels secret weapon (tags)

for those who havent seen the BBC documentary that has israels govt in anti-semitic hysterics, here is the transcript

Pentagon admits Iraq guerrilla war (tags)

Despite the casualties, Mr Rumsfeld said he believed the US public felt the effort was “worthwhile” and that people “recognise the difficulty of the task”.

America helps Iraq print "new" Saddam money (tags)

The likeness of Saddam is on the new money. "The Americans got rid of the old regime, so why are they printing the same currency?" Mudafar Mahdi, a businessman, asked Wednesday.

FOUR DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST BECHTEL (tags)

Plan an action at the LA office on June 5th!FOUR DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST BECHTEL AND THE CORPORATE INVASION OF IRAQ June 1 – June 5, 2003

Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

The Libertarian Party thinks it has the answer the homeless are in dire need of: elimination of all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, building codes, and rent control laws.

Wall Street Journal Report (tags)

A Major Balks at Directive And Gets Relieved of Duty

Reflections on why the United States and Israel are threatening Syria (tags)

As if to underline this warning, the US bombed the Syrian Trade Center in Baghdad and closed the oil pipeline from Iraq to Syria. Syria’s valuable trade with Iraq ú which totaled about $5 billion in the period 1998-2002 ú has been cut off. This is a serious blow to the Syrian economy since Iraq had in recent years become Syria’s main trading partner.

U.S. Weapons Of Mass Destruction Dropped On IraqDemolishes Case For War (tags)

..people will not be in awe of what they saw, they will be utterly appalled. With their own eyes, beamed directly into their homes, they saw cities being destroyed, and knew that many innocent civilians were inevitably being hurt or killed. For those who already hate America and its allies, including Britain, it was just the kind of advert they've been waiting for to justify more outrages. Perversely, a war supposed to be about removing weapons of mass destruction became an onslaught against the alleged culprit deploying it's own Weapons of Mass Destruction

Catholic group to U.S. Soldiers: "Refuse to Fight! Refuse to Kill!" (tags)

Catholic Group Pours Human Blood in Front of Military Recruitment Center. They call upon Catholic US soldiers to: "Refuse to Fight! Refuse to Kill!"

The Message from the Bush Camp: 'It's War Within Weeks' (tags)

· Washington now concentrating on timing · State of union address to 'turn up the heat' · Blair faces nightmare scenario over war decision

Tens of thousands in S.F. demand Bush abandon war plans (SF Chronicle) (tags)

From San Francisco to Washington, D.C., from Paris to Tokyo, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the world's streets Saturday to protest potential military action against Iraq by the Bush administration and its allies.

Oc 4: Latest News From Iraq--US Hijack UN Resolutions? More US Air Attacks, More Dirty Sec (tags)

By: PeaceNoWar.net At the recent report done by the congressional budget office (CBO) in Washington DC., CBO estimates that the incremental costs of deploying a force to the Persian Gulf would be between $9 billion and $13 billion. Prosecuting a war would cost between $6 billion and $9 billion a month-although how long such a war may last cannot be estimated. After hostilities end, the costs to return U.S. forces to their home bases would range between $5 billion and $7 billion, CBO estimates.

Medical Marijuana Protest in Sacramento on Monday (tags)

Thousands of patients, caregivers, students and concerned citizens will march to the state capital this Monday, Sept 23 to decry the Ashcroft Justice Department’s accelerated war on state approved and licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in California which serve mostly terminally ill patients suffering from cancer, AIDS, and other ailments.

COLOMBIA IS LIKE VIETNAM (tags)

Many years passed before the great majority took notice that the revolutionaries of Vietnam fought for all humanity. One day something similar will happen with the FARC. The real enemy is the same. In another context, the women and men of the guerrilla movement of comandante Manuel Marulanda find themselves involved in a struggle that transcends the tragic Colombian scene. Resisting, they fight also for humanity.

Afghan Wedding Party Like Slaughterhouse After U.S. Butchers Attack (tags)

"I saw bodies flying like straws," said Haleema, an old woman brought to a hospital in Kandahar. "I had to jump over six bodies to escape."

Protest Racist, Nazi Immigrant Bashers in OC THIS SATURDAY DEC 8 (tags)

Protest the Nazis in Anaheim to show support for our local Immigrant community

The male God of the desert (tags)

Judaism, Christianity and Islam are all desert religions, brother-faiths that are male in imagination and tradition, writes PNS editor Richard Rodriguez. Eventually, their masculine principle will be challenged by a feminine spiritual force that is gathering strength behind veils print article

Support Free Speech lawsuit vs. DC Police (tags)

Join the Free Speech Lawsuit!!! The International Action Center is making a unique request to people to fill out an affidavit in support of the legal challenge to the "wall."

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