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: Phyllis Bennis – The Presidential Elections and the Future of the Middle East

Author and journalist, Phyllis Bennis, delivers the keynote address for the Peace Works 2008 conference in Olympia, Washington. The Peace Works 2008 Conference was convened by the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice the weekend of October 17-19, 2008.

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Phyllis Bennis: Mandate for Change Election Series: The Election, War, and Peace

John McCain and Barack Obama differ widely on many issues, but in addressing foreign policy concerns there is surprising overlap. On October 6 the Institute for Policy Studies held a discussion that probed key issues in foreign policy addressed by the presidential candidates. John Feffer, co-director of FPIF, moderated the expert panel, which included Phyllis Read more…

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Kostas Beveratos: The Type Error News 2/2

 We live in a fiction world.  A world which our deficient minds have created for us to live in.  A “Real Virtuality” in which our beliefs create for us an often tragic reality. “The Type Error News” occurred as one more product of deficiency between many.  It appeared after a chain of type errors at Read more…

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Kostas Beveratos: The Type Error News 1/2

 We live in a fiction world.  A world which our deficient minds have created for us to live in.  A “Real Virtuality” in which our beliefs create for us an often tragic reality. “The Type Error News” occurred as one more product of deficiency between many.  It appeared after a chain of type errors at Read more…

: Jeff Halper – From Apartheid to Warehousing: Israel’s Strategies of Dispossession and Control

Executive Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Jeff Halper, talks about recent transitions in Israeli policy towards the Palestinian people, and about why Israeli governments, from Begin to Sharon, have always been able to rely on US support.

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Bill Fletcher: Contempt from McCain as Obama pulls ahead

Minutes after the termination of the second of three Presidential debates between Barack Obama and John McCain, Real News Senior Editor Paul Jay sat down with Bill Fletcher Jr. Executive Editor of The Black Commentator. In part one of their conversation Bill shares his dissatisfaction with Obama’s unwillingness to advocate for any radical policy changes Read more…

Lucy Ascaso: Coalition of Immokalee Workers Interview (1/2)

This was an interview with Marc from the Student-Farmworker Alliance and Lionel from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.  I interviewed them for United Students Against Sweatshops (SIUE); together, we all organized a demonstration at Chipotle in University City, St. Louis, MO.  The protest centered around a campaign the CIW is engaged with, to get their Read more…

Lucy Ascaso: Coalition of Immokalee Workers Interview (2/2)

See CIW Interview (1/1).

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Naomi Klein: The Colbert Report

Klein discusses her book The Shock Doctrine.

Richard Trumka: AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka on Racism and Obama

Excerpt of speech at Steelworkers convention July 1, 2008, sponsored by USWA President Leo Gerard.

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