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Change wins

Surrounded by 30,000 cheering supporters in St. Paul, Minn., Barack Obama laid claim to the Democratic nomination for president, June 3, the first African American ever to be chosen by a major U.S. party as its presidential standard bearer.

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Texans urge boycott of ExxonMobil

DALLAS, Texas – ExxonMobil held its annual shareholders conference outside the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX and the North Texas faction of Jobs with Justice was on hand to protest the oil giant's corporate greed and its role in the ongoing occupation of Iraq.

Change wins: Obamas victory signals transformative moment in America

Surrounded by 30,000 cheering supporters in St. Paul, Minn., Barack Obama laid claim to the Democratic nomination for president, June 3, the first African American ever to be chosen by a major U.S. party as its presidential standard bearer.

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The underground comic book of the year

“A People’s History of American Empire” brings the writings of Howard Zinn to life in a new, visual manner. Think comic book, but in full book-length form.

Editorial: McCains bottomless sewer

John McCain has repeatedly been forced to dump campaign advisers exposed as lobbyists for fascist-like regimes and transnational corporations.

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Let's pause for Utah Phillips, 1935-2008

Utah Phillips spoke directly to each of us in that filled auditorium on April 24 of this year. It didn’t matter that it was his disembodied voice, speaking over a cell phone held up to a microphone, held aloft by Pete Seeger.

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Is Anne Feeney irreverent?

As the organ music begins on labor singer Anne Feeney's new CD, the tune is easily remembered. In churches we sing it as, 'What a Friend We Have in Jesus,' but for Anne, it's just a good tune to be ramped up and re-used for her new album, 'Dump the Bosses off Your Back.'

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Exposing Bushs assaults on Venezuela

Building on her earlier book “The Chavez Code” (Olive Branch Press, 2006), Eva Golinger has written “Bush vs. Chavez, Washington’s War on Venezuela,” a riveting, comprehensive rundown on continuing U.S. assaults against the Venezuelan government of President Hugo Chavez. Golinger is a lawyer living in Venezuela who grew up and was educated in the United States.

Hold on to your seats in Redbelt

Don’t miss the film “Redbelt.” But, when you sit down in the theater, make sure you have a good seat belt (regardless of the color).

Whats on - May 31, 2008

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