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Spratly Islands Dispute: Unity Statement

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UNITED VOICES OF CONCERN (Amidst the sounds of fury over the Southeast Asian Sea)

Aborigines form their own government

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MEDIA RELEASE    25 May 2012

Peace-making without Mediators

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By Nicola Nasser**

 

The Left, Labor and Occupy

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From The Internationalist, May 2012

Trotskyism vs. Social Democracy and Anarcho-Liberalism
The Left, Labor and Occupy

Six months after Occupy Wall Street began - when a few hundred people sparked worldwide protest with a march and sit-in in lower Manhattan against political corruption and corporate greed - OWS was back. And four months after Occupy encampments were brutally evicted around the country, the police were there to greet them. Demonstrators chanted "this is what democracy looks like" as cops dragged scores out of Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan. More accurate would have been "this is what a police state looks like." At the same time, the sharpening internal contradictions within the Occupy movement were also on display.

Bayan Muna protests against China’s excursions in Scarborough Shoal

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PHILIPPINES: The progressive party-list Bayan Muna is protesting against China’s excursions in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal saying that China should order its vessels to leave the area and stop harassing Filipino fishermen.

World Week for the Abolition of Meat: 21-27 May 2012

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Imperialism, Today and Yesterday

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Hunger Strike in Indonesia

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In an Indonesian immigration detention centre 169 Afghanistan and up to 50 Burmese asylum seekers are on hunger strike, approximately 40 of the refugees have been hospitalised . Some media reports say that the hunger strike started at the beginning of May, others say that it began two weeks ago.

PHILIPPINES: Sentro, Nagkaisa herald new era of labor unity

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THOUSANDS of trade unionists and activists poured into the streets of Manila and other key cities to celebrate May Day amid renewed hopes that the two latest efforts at labor unity will provide strong impetus to their uphill battle for labor and trade union rights.

ARZone's Vegan Buddies Now Fully Operational

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Vegan Buddies Phase Three  

 

 

Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), the global campaigning, activities, and social network for animal advocates, announces the third phase of their ongoing Vegan Buddies Programme.

 

With a new video http://arzone.ning.com/video/new-to-veganism-then-this-video-is-for-you-...