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St. Ann's update- Saturday, September 1st, 2012: definitely

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I've been holding off on updating the journal, I think, because I've been wanting to wait for something definitive to happen (AKA coming to some understanding of 'what now?').

Filipinos Farewell Comrade Jesse Robredo

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Akbayan Party joins the Filipino people in mourning the passing of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo. The nation just lost a genuine servant of the people. His tragic death is a tremendous loss for our country’s campaign to reform the government.

Qaddafi lies live on after him

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While no one deserves to die in a war, of the estimated 30,000 Libyans to die in the struggle to overthrow Mummar Qaddafi, no one else can be said to have had it coming more than Mummar Qaddafi. Not only did he rule for more than 40 years by using terror, he had tens of thousands murdered, he conducted his 10 month campaign to stay in power with the utmost brutality.

Assad Resignation first Step to Peace and Democracy in Syria

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Akbayan Party strongly condemns the continued violence and terror perpetrated by Bashar Al-Assad and the Syrian government forces against Syrian citizens who have long demanded democracy and freedom from Assad’s authoritarian leadership.

Peruvians fight same company that takes Coromandel gold

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Yesterday a state of emergency was extended for yet another month following the deaths of four people during protests against the multi-billion dollar Conga gold project in Cajamarca, located in northern Peru.

URGENT....DEVELOPING News: Detained violently the mapuche leader Jose Huenchunao Mariñán

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Chile, 24 agosto -2012 04.25 am

URGENT....DEVELOPING News: Detained violently the mapuche leader Jose Huenchunao Mariñán

Solidarity with the NC Hunger Strikers

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WikiLeaks cable: Gaddafi funded, trained CPP-NPA rebels

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MANILA, Philippines - Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi was a key financier of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military wing, the New People's Army (NPA), according to a US Secretary of State secret cable published by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

Israel's Missing Option to Defuse Iran Threat

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By Nicola Nasser*

 

Massacre of striking miners in South Africa

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On July 18 the world bourgeoisie celebrated “Mandela Day”, established internationally by the UN in November 2009 under the sign of peace, freedom, reconciliation, etc.