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International Day of the Woman - What State Has Never Sent A Woman to the U.S. Congress?

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 2:38am
Today is the International Day of the Woman. What State has never sent a woman to the United States Congress? Can you guess?
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Keystone opponents compare pipeline to WMD at State Dept petition delivery

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 4:07pm
On the 7th of March, a combined force of activists from many groups opposing the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline delivered about 2 million petitions to the State Dept against the pipeline. Video of the petition delivery march
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Tar sands protesters march, project images on US Dept of State

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 1:25am
At midnight on the 6th of March, the deadline for formal public comment on the State Dept's phoney statement about the environmental impact of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline passed. Hours earlier, protesters marched on their 23ed st headquarters. Video of 3-6 evening KXL march and comment projection at State
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Wounded deer found, finished off in Rock Creek Park

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 1:25am
A few days ago emails began circulating about a deer found seriously wounded around the snout/nose area on March 5 near Ross Drive and Bounder Bridge in Rock Creek park and put out of her misery by shots from someone in the US Park Police.
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The Shortwave Report 03/07/14 Listen Globally!

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 8:11pm
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, and the Voice of Russia.
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Medea Benjamin speaks at Egyptian Embassy on being beaten and deported

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 4:01pm
On the 6th of March, Medea Benjamin showed up in front of the Embassy of Egypt with one arm in a sling to speak out on the brutality she experience when she was violently deported from Egypt. Video featuring Medea's entire speech
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Marshall Eddie Conway Free! Free All Political Prisoners!!

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 3:27pm
Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, Naji Mujahid, Marshall Eddie Conway (free after 44 years of illegal incarceration for being a Panther and standing up to white authority), Paul Coats - at Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY.
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How drones are killing the antiwar movement

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:55am
You don't see that many antiwar protests anymore, but the US government is as busy as ever killing people. Today, however, they do it more and more with drones (robots) and less and less with human warriors who have to give some to get some.
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Medea Benjamin injured in brutal deportation from Egypt en route to Gaza

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 1:52pm
This is an extraordinarily ugly report. Apparently the coup government in Egypt, the same one that shot over 600 protesters in Tahrir Square to retain power, has decided that anyone friendly to Gaza is an enemy to be assaulted. When Code Pink tried to send a team to Gaza as part of the International Delegation of Women, Medea Benjamin was assaulted and received either a broken arm and torn ligaments.
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Park Service cancels open house on future of Rock Creek Park

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 2:13pm
On the 3ed of march, the NPS announced the cancellation of a planned open house on the future of Rock Creek, scheduled to be held at St. John's College High School at 6:30PM. Curiously, the event has not been rescheduled.
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50K petitions demanding action against surface coal mine pollution delivered to Dept of the Interior

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 4:59pm
On the 27th of February, over 50,00 signatures gathered by the West Virginia CARE Campaign were delivered to the US Dept of the Interior demanding intervention against West Virginia's failed coal mining/water pollution regulatory agencies. Video of CARE's petition delivery

On the Global Conjuncture, February 2014

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:16am
The key feature of the global landscape is the continuing stagnation of the centers of the global economy, the United States and the European Union. The promise of sustained recovery from the financial implosion has eluded the United States for over three years now while most of Europe remains mired in very deep recession, with the notable exception of Germany.
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Posters condemning Rock Creek deer slaughter appear in the park

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 6:38pm
On the 26th of February, posters condemning Rock Creek Park's recent shooting of deer appeared throughout the park, usually next to the signs warning people to stay out of the park while deer are being shot after dark.
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USDA deer killers return to Rock Creek Park on Feb 24 and 25, drag marks found in woods

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:11am
On the 24th of February, 46 days after they were last seen in Rock Creek Park, the USDA's "wildlife services" snipers were found in the park shooting deer or attempting to do so. Video including stuck WS golf cart Drag marks found in woods in next-day recon
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Upper Class Income Earners Will Help Pay For HR 676 Single Payer Health Insurance

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 5:57pm
The super rich will help pay for single payer health insurance.
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The Shortwave Report 02/21/14 Listen Globally!

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 8:30pm
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
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Hundreds march in Baltimore against proposed Cove Point LNG export terminal

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 4:56pm
On the 20th of February, hundreds of people from all over Maryland marched on the Baltimore offices of the MD Public Service Commission to demand a rejection of the proposed conversion of the old Cove Point LNG import terminal into an export facility for fracked gas. Video of the Baltimore march on PSC against Dominion's Cove Point gas export proposal
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Argentina Requests Supreme Court Reverse Federal Court Rulings that favor Predatory Hedge Funds

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:24pm
High Court Consideration Impacts Global Debt and Extreme Poverty
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No sign of USDA deer killers in Rock Creek halfway through season

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:37pm
As of Monday, the 17th of February, the USDA's "Wildlife Services" deer killing teams have not been seen in Rock Creek Park since the 9th of January. Activists have prowled the woods and patrolled the park roads, but seen nothing since then.
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Sea Shepherd protests "Cove" dolphin slaughter at Japanese Embassy

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:53pm
On Valentine's Day, Feb 14, 2014, Sea Shepherd showed up in front of the Embassy of Japan, demanding that Japanese fisherman in Taji release the hundreds of dolphins they have penned up in the infamous cove featured in the movie of the same name. Video of the Sea Shepherd protest
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