LOCAL Announcement :: General

Anarchism and Christianity Conference

Anarchism and Christianity Conference
Sponsored by Jesus Radicals and the Champaign Catholic Worker

August 4-5, 2006
Illinois Disciples Foundation
610 E. Springfield Avenue
Champaign, Illinois

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Commentary :: Civil and Human Rights : General : Military : Right-wing politics

Noam Chomsky: Why it's over for America

An inability to protect its citizens. The belief that it is above the law. A lack of democracy. Three defining characteristics of the 'failed state'. And that, says Noam Chomsky, is exactly what the US is becoming. In an exclusive extract from his devastating new book, America's leading thinker explains how his country lost its way

Noam Chomsky: Why it's over for America

The selection of issues that should rank high on the agenda of concern for human welfare and rights is, naturally, a subjective matter. But there are a few choices that seem unavoidable, because they bear so directly on the prospects for decent survival. Among them are at least these three: nuclear war, environmental disaster, and the fact that the government of the world's leading power is acting in ways that increase the likelihood of these catastrophes. It is important to stress the government, because the population, not surprisingly, does not agree.

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News :: Right-wing politics

SEC,Chris Cox:W Bush Cedes Presidential Stock Fraud Ops To DNI John Negroponte. Why ?

Intelligence Czar Can Waive SEC Rules Now, the White House's top spymaster can cite national security to exempt businesses from reporting requirements President George W. Bush has bestowed on his intelligence czar, John Negroponte, broad authority, in the name of national security, to excuse publicly traded companies from their usual accounting and securities-disclosure obligations. Notice of the development came in a brief entry in the Federal Register, dated May 5, 2006, that was opaque to the untrained eye. - Dawn Kopecki , BusinessWeek

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Commentary :: General

The Linguistics of “Riot Porn”

The Linguistics of “Riot Porn”

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Commentary :: Military

Spoils of War Today? - Gulf War Syndrome

For our troops on Memorial Day -

The Kings of Britain and France and
many other empires were able to raise
huge armies every several decades
because the soldiers who survived
the battles were rewarded with the
riches that they could carry and
women that they could rape at will.

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Commentary :: Civil and Human Rights

BTL:Ned Lamont Forces Aug. 8 Primary Against Conn.'s Sen. Joseph Lieberman

Interview with Ned Lamont, candidate challenging U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

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LOCAL Announcement :: Civil and Human Rights : Military : Protests and Vigils : Surveillance/censorship

Sir, No Sir!

Webster Film Series Presents: Sir, No Sir!

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News :: Civil and Human Rights : Electoral politics : Local politics : Military : Protests and Vigils

"May Day, I Repeat, May Day," Say Vets!

No wonder why vets are now organizing and screaming “Mayday, Mayday!” And if you really think about it, could there possibly be any better reason to fly our American flags upside down?

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News :: Health issues : Local politics : Military : Protests and Vigils

Confident U.S. generals commit war crimes

A force multiplier is a technological method to multiply the aggressiveness and lethality of an armed force

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Commentary :: Civil and Human Rights

BTL:NAFTA Played Critical Role in Fueling Illegal Immigration to U.S.

Interview with Jeff Faux, founder of the Economic Policy Institute, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

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