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  THE AFTERMATH OF THE FLOTILLA By Anna Baltzer Last night marked one week since Israel’s attack in international waters on the Mavi Marmara Turkish humanitarian ship bound for Gaza, killing nine. One by one, the hundreds of witnesses aboard … Continue reading

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BREAK THE ISRAELI SIEGE OF GAZA OR ATTACK AT SEA, DETENTION CAMPS AND DEPORTATION By Ann Wright Flotilla of eight ships is on en route to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. Will they make it to port in Gaza? … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM: BIG SURPRISES IN RECENT POLLS     By Charles Derber According to the conventional wisdom, the US is a center-Right country. But a new poll by Pew casts doubt on that idea. It shows widespread skepticism about capitalism and hints that support … Continue reading

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KENT STATE — 40 YEARS LATER by Jim Dorenkott May 4th 1970 I am sitting in my classroom  at college after getting out of the Navy. Students come running in up to my desk and almost whisper: “They just shot … Continue reading

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Eugene Debs & Emil Seidel campaign medal, 1912. LETTER ON IMMIGRATION, 1910 by Eugene V. Debs My Dear Brewer: Have just read the majority report of the Committee on Immigration. It is utterly unsocialistic, reactionary and in truth outrageous, and … Continue reading

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Photograph of a child pumping water in Bhopal, India from a contaminated Union Carbide source. DOW HIJACKS LIVE EARTH RUN OR DO THE YES MEN? April 19, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOW THROWS A DISMAL PARTY, FEW ATTEND Underattended “Run … Continue reading

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Carrying a Backpack of Sorrow….Soldiers on the Edge of Suicide

Jack Hirschman, 2006 Poet Laureate of San Francisco, with Iraq War vet, Jon Michael Turner By Nadya Williams More of our young soldiers are now killing themselves than are being killed in our wars in the Middle East. The sad … Continue reading

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