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Ted Glick: Mass Mobilization And Politcal Change

Over the weekend of April 19-22, 2002, particularly on April 20th, tens of thousands of people from around the country will participate in a wide range of peace and justice activities in Washington, D.C. In an unprecedented show of political maturity and unity, four national coalitions, the Colombia Mobilization, the April 20th Mobilization, the Mobilization Read more…

\Ricardo flores magón, autonomous municipality in Rebellion\: More on Impending Expulsions of Communities in Rebellion

[translated by irlandesa] To the People of Mexico. To the Peoples of the World. Brothers and sisters: A shadow of death is being raised in the heart of our land, of our mother, of our selva. A cloud of soldiers, paramilitaries, plans and projects is coming once again to threaten us, to rob us of Read more…

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Marta Russell: Docs Refuse Medicare

I know without having to read the New York Times that docs are refusing to take Medicare patients because as an under 65 year old on Medicare due to disability I’ve been on the losing end of that stick for years. “For the first time” the New York Times reports significant numbers of doctors are Read more…

Janine jackson & peter Hart: Fear And Favor 2001

Introduction Fear & Favor is FAIR’s annual review of incidents that reflect the range of pressures on reporters to use something other than journalistic judgment in deciding what goes in the news and what gets left out. The year 2001 presented special challenges in this regard. The horrific September 11 attacks on the World Trade Read more…

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David Edwards: Media Lens Debate On Iraq Continued

Following our Media Alert Update, ‘The Observer’s Nick Cohen and Observer Editor Roger Alton Respond On Iraq’ (March 20, 2002 – for this and other Media Alerts see: http://www.medialens.org/frameset_alerts.html) Media Lens received this reply, his third, from Nick Cohen on March 23, 2002: “Dear Media Lens, Sorry to have taken the mick. The point I was Read more…

Jesús ramírez Cuevas: How Barcelona Defeated Violence

[translated by irlandesa] Today Barcelona is the new reference point for the global movement. Following the mobilization of more than 500,000 persons, it will be difficult to discredit protests against economic policies in the world as something which has to do with “radical and violent minorities.” The significance and dimension of what took place in Read more…

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Boris Kagarlitsky: Hercules Cleaned Out

On March 11th the Russian Duma approved the resignation of Central Bank chief Viktor Gerashchenko. This act doesn’t only mark the departure of one of the few larger-than-life characters remaining in Russian politics and a man who has played a — if not the — dominant role in the banking sector for the best of Read more…

Junaid Ahmad: Putting Kashmir on the Agenda

On February 11th, the BBC reported that an Indian soldier opened fire in the Poonch district of Indian-Administered Kashmir, killing three of his own colleagues.  Such incidents have not been uncommon in Kashmir, where the daily mental stress of facing a brutal and gruesome reality conquers all, both civilians and soldiers alike.  The Indian troops-to-Kashmiri Read more…

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Anthony Arnove: Iraq In The Crossfires

Though no connection between Iraq and the terrorist attacks of September 11 has been found, the Bush administration has raised expectations significantly that it will again bomb Iraq as it extends its “war on terrorism” into new countries. “For better or worse, a bipartisan consensus has emerged in the Bush administration and Congress alike that Read more…

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Mark Engler: Bush Brewing Poverty And Violence In El Salvador

In advance of his visits to several Latin American countries, President Bush has focused public attention on U.S. aid to developing countries. As a result, the real purpose of his tour has gone unnoticed. Bush is using his time in Mexico, Peru, and El Salvador to promote neoliberal economic policies that actually serve to exacerbate Read more…

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