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Chaîne de citizentube Body of slain Tunisian opposition leader returns home Play The body of the slain Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid returned home Thursday, after his death on Wednesday. Angry demonstrations continued as the fallout from his assassination continued to unfold.…
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HUMAN RIGHTS - The Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center and the U.S. Human Rights Network will present the 9th Annual Human Rights Institute, April 2-4. Contact: 123 William Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10038; 646-459-3031; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.urbanjustice.org/ujc/projects/human.html. TRANSGENDER - The 2014 Transcending Boundaries Conference will be held April 4-6, near Hartford, CT. The annual conference brings together sexuality, relationship and gender minorities for three days of education, activism and community building.The weekend event includes workshops, discussion groups, social events and a community meal with a keynote address. Contact: Transcending Boundaries, Inc., PO Box 30171, Springfield, MA 01103; info@transcending boundaries.org; http://www. transcending boundaries.org/. Z Magazine Top
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Listen to the Show in MP3 Format We end this week’s series with an extended excerpt from “The Trial of Goldman Sachs,” which was held yesterday (Thursday Nov. 3) at Occupy Wall Street in Zuccotti Park. The event was broadcast on WBAI and featured Chris Hedges, Cornel West, WBAI’s Tony Bates, and many others. Listen to the Show in mp3 Format Thursday’s show starts with an emotional appraisal of the movement by Chris Hedges. Building A Powerful Left in the United States
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Media, Pa., March 8, 1971, FBI Break-In A Fascist by nature and method, J.Edgar Hoover thrived in the corporatized governmental environment of America. by NORMAN POLLACK, Counterpunch The Greanville Post
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The Raw Story Chronic income gap between richest and poorest poses biggest global threat: World Economic Forum The growing gulf between the rich and the poor represents the biggest global risk this year, the World Economic Forum… New Zealand will euthanize stranded whales found on a remote beach New Zealand conservation officials said Thursday they would have to euthanise eight pilot whales stranded on a remote beach where… Inspector General’s report: Afghanistan risks becoming a ‘narco-criminal’ state
- 19 May 2012 A BUILDING IS NOT ENOUGH: Occupying a Skyscraper for Art Hundreds of people are blocking a street in Milano protesting for the eviction of a skyscraper of 32 floors they were occupying. Torre Galfa, near Stazione Centrale, has been taken the 5 of May by Macao , a group of artists, video makers, journalists, immaterial workers to make a new arts center, to strengthen relationships between art and society and protest against abandoned buildings. The tower, quite new, was abandoned since 1996 in a town were many new skyscrapers are built for the Expo 2015 and nobody knows if they will ever be used. For 8 days thousands of people came in Torre Galfa, a huge space freed for performances, lectures, workshops, ideas, and also where everybody restlessly worked to make the place safe and warm. Independent Media Center | www.indymedia.org | ((( i )))
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An edited version of this review was published at the Guardian. I like the Guardian’s books section and its G2 section, not least because they sometimes pay me to write. I also like some of their brave correspondents, such as Martin Chulov. What I don’t like at all is the idiotic, orientalist, conspiratorial, fact-free, and sometimes racist narrative against the revolutions in Syria and Libya which is so common in the Guardian’s comment sections. P U L S E
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