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The Globalization of Electronic Election Theft
From Ohio and California to Scotland and France, the disputes surrounding electronic voting machines have gone truly global. E-voting machines have already been extensively studied and condemned by a wide range of expert committees, commissions and colleges, including the General Accountability...
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Labor Confronts Global Warming
The reality of global warming and its catastrophic consequences are today beyond debate. But American labor is caught in an internal stalemate among those who fear job loss from efforts to deal with global warming, those who have not considered global warming an important union issue, and those who...
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Is Hugo Chavez a Threat to Stability? No.
I have been asked to comment on the question of "whether President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela poses a threat to regional stability and how his critics, including the Bush administration, should respond." This is an easy one. One may agree or disagree with any of President Chavez's policies or...
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The Meaning of Hong Kong WTO
Last week, 11 of the 14 last detainees from the December protests in Hong Kong against the World Trade Organization were ruled innocent. Three Koreans still face trial for unlawful assembly. Over 1,000 people were arrested in Hong Kong during the 6th Ministerial meeting of the WTO, even more than...
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Summit of the Americas, Argentina: Tomb of the FTAA
CARACAS, Venezuela -- "In the future, we will speak of US-Latin American relations in terms of the era before Mar del Plata, and the era after it," remarked President Hugo Chavez today on his weekly televised talk show, Al Presidente. Three weeks ago, Latin America scored a major victory over US...
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World Social Forum, Venezuela: Another World Is Possible
January, 2005, Brazil President Chavez addresses the teeming Gigantinho stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil on the last day of the World Social Forum. The massive crowd cheers wildly; thunderous applause explodes each time he appeals for Latin American unity and denounces the Bush agenda. I talk with...
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US Selling More Weapons to Undemocratic Regimes That Support 'War on Terror'
The United States has ramped up arms sales to some of the world's most repressive and undemocratic regimes in a misguided attempt to bolster counter-terrorism efforts since the Sep. 11, 2001 attacks on U.S. soil, says a new report from leading arms trade researchers. The report, from the Arms Trade...
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Galloway: The Man Who Took on America
How did one maverick MP manage to outgun a committee of senior US politicians so successfully? And did he make any lasting impact?
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Is Another World Possible? A Water Activist Reports from Porto Alegre
The Sunday morning workshop on forced privatization of water and power began like so many other World Social Forum events: no one from the sponsoring organization was there at 9 a.m., thirty minutes after the workshop was supposed to start. A dozen or two dozen people sat around in the lean-to...
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FTAA Collapse in Miami: Something to Celebrate
The FTAA meeting in Miami represented a great victory for global justice activists throughout the Americas; but as is so often the case with the left in the US, anti-FTAA activists are finding it hard to claim victory. Perhaps because we were so overwhelmed by hyper-militarized police on the...
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