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Haitians Need National Sovereignty Most of All Framing Haiti as a charity case is insulting and wrong, said Pierre Labossiere, co-founder of the Haiti Action Committee. “The kind of support we need is to denounce the repression that has been imposed on the people of Haiti” since the U.S.-backed coup of 2004. Haiti doesn’t need handouts, said Labossiere; it needs solidarity in the struggle to resist the foreign “conspiracy to rob the country of its resources.” Black Folk in Dark Times

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List of Major Video Search Engines and Summaries of Each. The Online Video Marketing Guide ReelSEO ► Video Search ► List of Major Video Search Engines and Summaries of Each. List of Major Video Search Engines and Summaries of Each. Mark R Robertson | Sep 17, 2007 @ 3:29pm | 6 Replies Daily Kos Labor at Daily Kos Remember green jobs? They were supposed to be a win-win for America, simultaneously creating new skilled jobs and moving us toward sustainability. But, as Michelle Chen details, the momentum has died: Though federal green initiatives have provided vital seed money for wind farms and solar-generation projects nationwide, the blue-collar workers who have the most to gain from the projected clean-tech boom are still struggling to find any job, much less a green one.

Charlatan A charlatan (also called swindler or mountebank) is a person practicing quackery or some similar confidence trick in order to obtain money, fame or other advantages via some form of pretense or deception. The word comes from French charlatan, a seller of medicines who might advertise his presence with music and an outdoor stage show. The best known of the Parisian charlatans was Tabarin, who set up a stage in the Place Dauphine, Paris in 1618, and whose commedia dell'arte inspired skits and whose farces inspired Molière. The word can also be traced to Spanish; charlatán, an indiscreetly talkative person, a chatterbox. Ultimately, etymologists trace "charlatan" from either the Italian ciarlare, to prattle; or from Cerretano, a resident of Cerreto, a village in Umbria, known for its quacks.[1]

Journal home : Nature Raphael Lis, Charles C. Karrasch, Michael G. Poulos, Balvir Kunar, David Redmond, Jose G. Barcia Duran, Chaitanya R. Video & Audio Room Donations[Make a donation and collect the BONUSES!]- I have noticed that I have had to neglect some things in life that are very important to me and others, while working hour after hour on my website. Therefore I ask you, kind visitor, for a donation, so I can spend the same amount of time, and more, on research, and less time trying to manage my finances. -- by Wes Penre, Jan 01, 2006 - Videos The Illuminati: Who Really Controls America? About Lawfare: A Brief History of the Term and the Site The Lawfare Blog went live on September 1, 2010. Ben’s first post set forth our general aims and, relatedly, our reasons for selecting our title: Welcome to Lawfare, a new blog by Robert Chesney, Jack Goldsmith, and myself. For those readers familiar with our prior writings, our subject will come as no surprise: We mean to devote this blog to that nebulous zone in which actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions.

Valleywag - Sorry to disrupt. Tech titan and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is known for his virtual outbursts and high temper when it comes to Silicon Valley drama, and his yacht . But an ex-girlfriend now claims that Arrington was violent toward her in real life, and threatened to "murder" her if she told anyone. On Thursday, Jenn Allen, the CEO and founder of start-up RTist.com posted the following public status update to her 4,500 Facebook subscribers: Last post on someone i'm completely over. I've never been lonelier in my entire life. Watch Free History Documentaries Online Who doesn’t love a great magic show? From card tricks to cutting people in half the power of magic is phenomenal. If you’re anything like me, just watching Criss Angel and other famous magicians, gives me anxiety in a really thrilling manner. But where did it all start? Where did this magical phenomenon originate from? The BBC takes its viewers on an entrancing journey into the mysterious world of magic.

I cite A primary issue for CPUSA in 1930 was membership -- recruiting members, keeping members after they were recruited, and enhancing leadership. These problems were addressed yunder the generla theme of improving the organizational and political of shop and street nuclei. As a way of addressing the problem The Party Organizer published experiences from the specific districts.

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All Documentaries Welcome to the Must Watch section. It is our understanding that for a truly democratic society to exist, there must be a free flow of easily accessible information. For the most part (not including heavy censorship in China), the Internet has allowed for this free flow of information to everyone and anyone with access to the internet and it is imperative that this right continues to be protected. Unfortunately, the principle of free flowing information does not exist in the mainstream media because our governments continue to allow large corporations to consolidate the entire media industry. Patrick Jennings In the last video we introduced the Fact Without A Point Tactic that GW skeptics and deniers like to use . And in this video we want to talk about just one of the more popular talking points so that we can see this tactic in action and that talking point is the always popular "CO2 is plant food" and therefore can't possibly have any negative effects on our climate. I call each of these talking points a "Fact Without A Point" because, while they are factually correct; when presented in a vacuum; with no additional context; they don't increase our understanding of the issue. The think tankers and politicians who love to use these simplistic ideas as proof or evidence that manmade global warming isn't real often use them in a hit and run fashion. Cos is natural, plants eat it, human beings exhale it - all the proof you need that co2 can't possibly have any negative effects on the environment - cast closed. (SLIDE) Morano quote and boron.

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