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waziya ahtah 15.06.2009 16:39
Fighting For Their Lands
Around the world Indigenous peoples are fighting for their lands.

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merry baby 15.06.2009 00:21
unions/sony /kouneva/
I wrote that for K.Kuneva , Unions and not only at the start of this year .
athens greece

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merry baby 15.06.2009 00:09
ATHENS greece riot : Name: Exarhia anarchy ( december 2008)
this small "article" it was written at the first week of the riot in Greece . it is the first thing that I upload .
Nobody really argue with that and that thing make me belive that it is very close to the truth - at least not far away ....

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Anonymous 14.06.2009 20:40
Taxing fossils, to fund renewables
Alberto Torrico proposed a severance tax on California's oil and gas. In response to the California state budget crisis, and, to global warming urgencies, Californiia's 20th District Assemblymember Alberto Torrico has proposed Assembly Bill 656, a tax "for the privilege of severing oil or gas from the earth or water in this state," to fund higher education, especially education in renewable energy creation and maintenance.

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PDX Workers Action 14.06.2009 15:20
Who Will Pay for Healthcare?
There's a jumbled, increasingly hysterical tone to the health care debate going on in Washington. On each side of the uproar lie powerful and opposing interests: on one side the giant corporations who make billions of dollars via the status quo; and on the other, the majority of working people who suffer immensely from it.

Creating a health care "compromise" between these two interests is of course impossible, but seeing the politicians in Congress attempt one is at least good entertainment.

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Gary Sudborough 14.06.2009 14:25
A Different Perspective on the Iranian Elections
The great strategic importance of Iran to the United States gives me an opinion differing from the mainstream media and most of the leftist media. I could be wrong in this opinion, but the riots in the streets of Tehran brought back memories of when Mossadegh was overthrown by the CIA in 1953.

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reporter 14.06.2009 14:01
riots in Iran's major cities
Another sham election in Iran angers youth. Major riots involving riot police, rubber bullets, death and injured.

I've tried to post this 4 times now. Why is indymedia blacking this out?

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Thinking Hmmmmm 13.06.2009 17:12
unbelievable official story of Holocaust guard's death helps other agendas
Planned prior the shooting of a black guard at the Holocaust Museum, the US was doing multinational and multi-agency military drills for the same story; Internet groups and search engines were scheduled to be shut down and whistle-blowers and those expressing similar concerns or connections were being targeted; attempts to reduce US funding of Israel and war profiteers were being resisted; there were searches for excuses to have non-Muslims in the highest-security prisons in each state that are similar to or worse than Guantanamo Bay; other acts of terrorism by white heterosexual self-acclaimed "Christian" pro-gun anti-bank males were encouraged and allowed/exploited by the same government to terrorize dissidents; efforts were in place to silence reports on the USS Liberty and other ships attacked by the largest recipient of US tax-dollars the Israeli elite which attacks its own pro-peace/justice citizens; larger coal and nuclear disasters are being funded that kill Americans; various intelligence-gathering groups were being targeted for prosecution for their alleged similarities with the future alleged gunman; other important news and immediate decisions were hidden from attention, etc.

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Gabriel Sawma 12.06.2009 11:00
Indian Divorce in U.S. Courts
Many Indian nationals had their marriages in India and domicile in the United States. They travel back to India for the purpose of obtaining divorce judgments according to the Hindu law. The issue of jurisdiction becomes important factor for the recognition of their foreign divorce judgments in the United States. This article analyzes this issue.

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Ciaran Dubhuidhe 11.06.2009 21:03
Try Listening
Perhaps we should stop shouting at one another.

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William Hughes 11.06.2009 13:01
The USS Liberty Saga as Told by a Survivor’s Son
USS Liberty Model James Scott's book, "Attack on the Liberty: The Untold Story of Israel's Deadly 1967 Assault on the U.S. Spy Ship," makes for a compelling read. The onslaught, on June 8, 1967, in international waters, during the Six-Day War, off the coast of Sinai, killed 34 crew members and injured 171 others. Israel claimed that it was all "just an accident...a case of mistaken identity." Scott makes a very strong case that the assault on the "Liberty" was deliberate.

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Anonymous 11.06.2009 11:11
California is the only state in the U.S. that donates its oil and natural gas reserves to
Offshore oil drilling rig. California is the only state in the U.S. that donates its oil and natural gas reserves to the private oil and gas industry, untaxed. Were it a nation, it would be the only nation in the world to do so. And it has continued to, even as schools close and the State of California threatens to close its doors.

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Crazy Larry 11.06.2009 07:53
Horses Don't Belong in Cities
Officer on horse takes a spill, animal emerges unhurt but why put the poor critter in this situation in the first place?

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Daniel McGowan 10.06.2009 19:58
Tales from Inside the U.S. Gitmo
Support Daniel McGowan! Please keep Daniel's blog active - POST A COMMENT, even if you just say a few words. It is VERY IMPORTANT that this story remains in the public eye as much as possible. We need all the attention we can get.
Twitter, Share, Buzz up, Digg, Facebook, etc - do it up!!

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-mcgowan/tales-from-inside-the-us_b_212632.html

For the rest of the article (resources, citations, endnotes, links) and to download as a PDF, please go here:
 http://www.supportdaniel.org/cmu/exposing_cmu_dm.html

SPREAD FAR AND WIDE.

Thank you.

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NorthwestMissing 09.06.2009 01:16
The Hidden Crisis - Missing and Unidentified People
Very few of us are aware of the virtual armies of people that are listed on the internet by those searching for them or their identities. These virtual armies are missing and unidentified persons and they are only a small representation of the whole. There is so many of them that detectives are crushed under the weight of all the cases. This is an issue that impacts every state, every city, every person. It exists on every day of every year. Yet problems plague the current situation and the public remains ignorant to how it will harm them.

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Logos 08.06.2009 20:16
What happened at BashBack
A political analysis of the events causing in-fighting following the BashBack national convergence in Chicago, written/collaborated on by people who were there and personally affected by the choices made by others.

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Gary Sudborough 08.06.2009 18:11
Wolf Larsen, Nietzsche, and the Titans of Capitalism
Jack London was a strong man himself and when he was young and an oyster pirate on San Francisco Bay he was rather a believer himself, like Wolf Larsen, that might makes right. After working in many different occupations he saw strong decent men destroyed by accidents, diseases, the cruel hand of fate and the workings of capitalism. Unless one had rich relatives, one was out of luck. Jack London became a socialist and I greatly praise him for it.

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PDX Workers Action 08.06.2009 17:56
Wall Street Ends Hope for Homeowners Via Congress
As if the bank bailouts weren't proof enough that Wall Street owned Congress. History will likely show that these bailouts involved the largest transfer of wealth ever — from the working class to that small group of billionaires who own the corporations.

This fact is recognized by most people now and is such common knowledge that even the mainstream media feels comfortable discussing it... matter-of-factly.

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lozen 08.06.2009 05:04
Indigenous Backbone: Standing Up To Colonial Tyranny
1492 -- The Great Mystery met the Great Lie. We were not lost and we did not need any book.

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PDX Workers Action 07.06.2009 07:48
U.S. Ruling Class to Voters: No Change in Terror Policy
Guantanamo Bay detention center remains open at the behest of the U.S. Senate despite public disapproval and the half-hearted support for closure by President Barack Obama.

Lenin called parliament, in our case the House and Senate, a talking shop given to distract us from the real process of government that goes on behind closed doors. His timely words should be remembered now in the United States' continual War on Terrorism. The Senate is like a shock absorber that effectively neutralizes any grievances from the broad mass of the people that happen to make it through absorber number one, the House of Representatives. Recently the Senate voted 90-6 in favor of denying President Barack Obama the funds need to close the odious Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

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BOHICA 06.06.2009 09:57
Fleet Week: Oh the irony
The USS Shoup (DDG 86) is in town for fleet week, better known as "When the sailors come up river to spawn". Is was named after General David M. Shoup USMC, Vietnam War critic.

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agent 86 05.06.2009 18:27
Alleged fmr. State Dept. Cuba spies arrested in D.C.
discuss

(full Dept. of Justice press release below)

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Watchdog 05.06.2009 15:49
The FDA Pesticide Industry Protection Act
Congress is set to give the FDA power to enact Reefer Madness II, a step to another Prohibition of yet another smokable natural plant that happens to be inconvenient to certain industries...in this case, the same ones who pushed through the first Reefer Madness...namely, pesticides, chlorine, big oil, pharms, and the rest. This isn't to say that cannabis or tobacco smoke don't emit particulate matter that may irritate some people...but this is abut Industrial Toxins and Carcinogens, quite another thing.

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The Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement- Denver 05.06.2009 10:28
I-70 Expansion Plans Indicative of Wider Imperialist Parasitism
Plans to expand Interstate 70 through Denver and Colorado are merely symptomatic of a larger system.

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By Ted Rall (reposted by anon) 04.06.2009 09:38
Mr Obama: Resign Now - With Democrats Like Him, Who Needs Dictators?
June 03, 2009 "Information Clearing House" -- MIAMI--We expected broken promises. But the gap between the soaring expectations that accompanied Barack Obama's inauguration and his wretched performance is the broadest such chasm in recent historical memory. This guy makes Bill Clinton look like a paragon of integrity and follow-through.

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Atomic! 04.06.2009 09:26
From Stone Wall on: Going back to go Forward The Childhood of the Revolution, The revoluti
Op-ed piece about the state of Queer liberation at the 40th anniversay of stonewall, and a call for the reradicalization of the queer politic

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PDX Workers Action 04.06.2009 06:41
Making Sense of a U.S. Owned General Motors
Now that the United States owns General Motors, many are asking, "What's in it for taxpayers?" This is an extremely good question, considering that taxpayers may spend up to $100 billion [!] towards a company that's currently worth around $450 million. (Wall Street Journal, 6/02/09)

This large discrepancy in numbers means, obviously, that taxpayers could lose tremendous amounts of "investment" money if Obama's "profit first" plan is put into effect. What is this plan? Strip the company to a fraction of its former self, using far fewer workers and making far less money in the hopes that GM will then out-compete the foreign competition on the world market.

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by Paul Craig Roberts (reposted by anon) 04.06.2009 00:22
Watching Obama Morph Into Dick Cheney
America has lost her soul, and so has her president.

A despairing country elected a president who promised change. Americans arrived from every state to witness in bitter cold Obama's swearing in ceremony. The mall was packed in a way that it has never been for any other president.

The people's good will toward Obama and the expectations they had for him were sufficient for Obama to end the gratuitous wars and enact major reforms. But Obama has deserted the people for the interests. He is relying on his non-threatening demeanor and rhetoric to convince the people that change is underway.

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Anonymous 03.06.2009 15:10
Shame on Coalbama and on R.F.K., Jr. too
The coal industry made Barack Obama the star of its $20 million advertising campaign as the American Clean Energy Policy Act of 2009 was being drafted, and RFK, Jr., called Obama an "indentured servant to the coal industry." African American activist Jeremiah A. Lowery objected to both Obama's pro-coal policies and to R.F.K., Jr.'s choice of words.

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Stewart A. Alexander 03.06.2009 06:29
Stewart Alexander: Gov. Schwarzenegger has Failed Calif., Should Resign
With time quickly approaching for the 2010 California Election, it would be too costly for California voters to recall Governor Schwarzenegger; however, before the state becomes bankrupt and Californians suffer greater losses, Governor Schwarzenegger should resign immediately.

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SP-USA 02.06.2009 20:44
Remembering Dr. George Tiller in this week's Socialist WebZine
Celebrating Dr. George Tiller, Presente!

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NYC Local of the Socialist Party USA 02.06.2009 16:09
Stop Cutting Our Public Libraries
If passed, this cut will result in the loss of 943 jobs, and severe reduction of library hours. Brooklyn Public Library hours are proposed to be cut to 25 hours a week to a Monday - Friday 1pm-6pm schedule - eliminating Saturday service. These reductions would bring library operating hours to the lowest since the 1970's.

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions 02.06.2009 08:46
Shell Oil Faces Accusers in New York Court Over the Execution of Nigerian Activists Inter
Shell Oil Faces Accusers in New York Court Over the Execution of Nigerian Activists

Interview with Steve Kretzmann, executive director of Oil Change International, conducted by Scott Harris

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dancing on john wayne's head 01.06.2009 19:29
Today Us, Tomorrow You
Resistance Is Fertile!

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Colin Bondi 01.06.2009 14:47
The reality of the Obama administration
Are we seeing change we can believe in or just a repackaging of the status quo in a pretty package?

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 01.06.2009 09:48
Effects of Agent Orange Persist 40 Years After Historic Action Against Dow Chemical Inter
Effects of Agent Orange Persist 40 Years After Historic Action Against Dow Chemical

Interview with Bernie Meyer, 1969 D.C.-9 protester, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Samantha Grenada 31.05.2009 21:58
the American way; Gonzo politics and medicine
Just a short "article" giving thought to the undependability of American medicine, politics, and policy. Or: gonzo medicine

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human being 31.05.2009 17:46
New Age Psychobabble
There are several types of mind control: political oppression, religious cults, police & military intimidation and off-the-wall therapies, etc.

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 31.05.2009 10:00
Obama Adopts Bush-Lite Policies on Guantanamo Detainees Interview with Elizabeth Goitein,
Obama Adopts Bush-Lite Policies on Guantanamo Detainees

Interview with Elizabeth Goitein, director of the Liberty and National Security Program, at the Brennan Center for Justice, conducted by Scott Harris

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DOUGLAS FIELD 31.05.2009 09:50
TROY DAVIS & MUMIA ABU - JAMAL 2 GREAT EXAMPLES FOR C*H*A*N*G*E IN AMERICA !!!
these two high profile legal cases in georgia and pennsylvania should enlighten us all to the difficulties our current u.s judicial system has in knowing beyond a shadow of a doubt that they have the real criminal waiting on death row to be executed!

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by Andrew Hughes (reposted by anon) 30.05.2009 10:17
America's Nightmare: The Obama Dystopia - Manipulation, propaganda, imagery & PR wizardry
After 8 years of the Bush-Cheney nightmare during which we saw the wanton destruction of Afghanistan and Iraq, the cynical negation of centuries of Law designed to protect the most basic human rights and a foreign policy worthy of Genghis Khan, there came along the "Great Black Hope" in the persona of Barack Obama. The collective world consciousness turned uncritically to what was presented as a new era for peace, change and trust in Government.

Never before had one witnessed such an accomplished use of manipulation, propaganda, imagery and public relations wizardry to sell the public a man who was to take the baton from Bush and run with it in the race to destroy the economy, the rights of the people and help birth a nation totally controlled by those who have always lurked in the shadows of power.

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RAIM-Denver 29.05.2009 14:59
Class Today and the Struggle for a New World
Starting from a point of a desire for a new world, we must look at the social forces capable of making it happen and how.

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PDX Workers Action 29.05.2009 08:26
The Deeper Origins of the Economic Crisis
For all the horror the global economic crisis has caused for so many people, one progressive consequence has emerged: many of these people are becoming politically conscious — searching for information to better understand their political and economic system. They want to know how things got the way they did and what can be done about it. Unfortunately, much of the resulting analysis has focused too little on actual causes, and too much on abstract financial details and other consequences of deeper economic problems.

Therefore, the typical explanation of the economic crisis goes as follows: depression-era financial regulations were tossed aside, and banks were allowed to merge into new institutions that then invented ways to transform debts into assets, which were gambled away on the stock exchange to the tunes of trillions of dollars.

All of which is true.

What's missing, however, is why.

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Dana Gabriel 29.05.2009 05:59
NAIS: Farmers and Ranchers Under Attack
The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) does nothing to improve food safety for consumers or prevent animal diseases. If it were to be fully implemented and become mandatory, it would threaten the livelihoods of many small farmers and ranchers. It is costly, intrusive and would further globalize our food system. It is yet another way to squeeze out small family farmers and further monopolize America's food production.

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An unemplyed 22 year-old. 28.05.2009 19:44
What is age discrimination in the work place?
Having just found out I was barely considered for a job I applied for at a "progressive" organization, I'm asking myself a few questions. I don't intend these to be passive aggressive statements, but real questions for discussion.

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Ross Wolf 28.05.2009 16:29
U.S. Taxpayers Should Not Be A Pawnshop to Guarantee California Bonds
How Will California/America Recover Economically If Gasoline Hits Four to Five Dollars A Gallon, As Predicted Yesterday By Major News?

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jailbush 28.05.2009 08:12
Obama / Bush: "Two Sides of the Same Coin" ... Sibel Edmonds Blog
Yes, we already know this but this is from Sibel Edmonds Blog-- The most well known and respected 9/11 whistleblower who was a translator for the CIA.

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Diego jones 28.05.2009 02:40
Wealth and public policy
It seems many have recently come to the understanding that Politicians no matter how charismatic or charming do not set the agenda, nor do they decide military matters, health care issues, education or countless other things voters routinely get fooled on. I can feel a shift where people recognize that even if Obama truly does want to release photos or offer single payer health care he can't. Power is an interesting thing in America and depends mainly upon money. Corporations have power, lobby groups able to bank roll campaigns have power and wealthy individuals have power.

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Ann Garrison 27.05.2009 18:59
Imperial nuclear power
Anyone who might be persuaded by the argument that nuclear power is a clean, green "solution" to global warming , including California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and San Francisco Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom, should consider the devastating impact of uranium mining, the first step in the nuclear process, on indigenous peoples and environments all over the world.

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8thgradenerd 27.05.2009 17:02
Local School Papers Being Cut
Local public schools are having their journalism and newspaper classes cut, while administrators are getting pay hikes.

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SP-USA 26.05.2009 17:22
Electric Company Privatization in this week's Socialist WebZine
Washington and Capitalism in Shambles

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DOUGLAS FIELD 26.05.2009 15:52
DEMOCRATIC U.S. CONGRESS ALLOWS FUTURE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY ~ GEORGIA &,PENNSYLVANIA ?
if the rest of our civilized country allows these crimes against humanity state murders to take place in the near future in georgia and pennsylvania, our fair and just society here in america not only loses two possible innocent black americans, but we also lose our innocence as a people who all know better !!!

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Portland Free School 26.05.2009 15:44
Reportback from the North American Free Skool Conference & More!
Marc from Portland Free School here, giving you a reportback from the recent North American Free Skool Conference that took place in Santa Cruz, California.

I'll also give an update and reflect upon the Free School here in Portland and ask for your involvement in strengthening our network of radical, autonomous, and empowering education. This includes submitting your classes in time for our June calendar, which will already be full of great workshops from the Portland Anarchist Bookfair, the Village Building Convergence and the Pedalpalooza bike festival. Attend our orientation & meeting on May 26 at 6pm to find out more and get involved, we'd love more teachers and volunteers in our organizing collective. And you'll always find info at our website:  http://portland.freeskool.org/

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 25.05.2009 08:20
Public Investment and Digital Innovation Could Be Salvation of Failing Newspapers Intervi
Public Investment and Digital Innovation Could Be Salvation of Failing Newspapers

Interview with Josh Stearns, program manager with Free Press, conducted by Scott Harris

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Ann Garrison 25.05.2009 03:28
Memorial Day Weekend at the Indy500; greenhouse gas, cars, stars & bars
A race car sponsored by the Indiana National Guard was the first to crash today, 05/23/2009, in the Indianapolis 500, not long after the opening ceremony to honor America's veterans, including a speech by General Craig McKinley, a three-volley salute, and the national anthem sung by a member of Indiana's Guard. The Indiana Guard sponsored two Indy500 race cars, to promote itself, and encourage recruitment, this year. The 1313th Engineer company just deployed to Iraq, after a send-off party at East High School in Columbus, Indiana.

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 24.05.2009 13:51
Military Budget Climbs as Obama Spends More in Afghanistan and Less on Iraq War Interview
Military Budget Climbs as Obama Spends More in Afghanistan and Less on Iraq War

Interview with Jo Commerford, executive director, National Priorities Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Billy Wharton 23.05.2009 13:26
Horses, Stocks, and Booze: Calculating the Losses of the Financial Crisis
Of course, the market-invested pension funds and 401k's were simply pacifying neoliberal illusions sold to American workers for decades.

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N. Zero 23.05.2009 04:44
Twitphilia & Twitanoia: Controlling Technology
An in-depth analysis of Twitter from a radical perspective. http://nihilo0.blogspot.com/2009/05/twitphilia-twitanoia-controlling.html

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 23.05.2009 03:37
Best Way Forward on Torture Accountability: Special Prosecutor or Truth Commission? Inter
Best Way Forward on Torture Accountability: Special Prosecutor or Truth Commission?

Interview with Elizabeth de la Vega, former U.S. prosecutor, conducted by Scott Harris

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Gawker 22.05.2009 20:00
Scientology Infiltrated Your Windows Computer
It's long been known that the "Diskeeper" company was a notorious Scientology company, but what hasn't been fully discovered is whether the Scientology ringleaders designed and wrote crime-ridden sode on contract to Microsoft.

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