Issue #156, April 2009

Electronic Journal & Daily Report

CIUDAD JUÁREZ MILITARIZED
Mexico's Internal "Surge" on the Rio Grande
by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur

HUMANITARIAN AID AS CRIME ON THE SOUTHWEST BORDER
Activists Defy Law to Help Migrants Survive
by Julianne Ong Hing, Color Lines

AMNESTY NOW: HOW AND WHY
by Jane Guskin, Huffington Post

GUATEMALANS RESIST MEGA-MINES, HYDRO-DAMS
by Nathan Einbinder, Environment News Service

MAPPING CONTROVERSY IN OAXACA
Zapotects Protest Pentagon-Funded Cartography Project
by Ramor Ryan, Upside Down World

IS THE DEFENSE BUDGET A STIMULUS PACKAGE?
Why the Pentagon Can't Put America Back to Work
by Frida Berrigan, Tom Dispatch

REBOOT AMERICA!
Lessons from Post-Consumerist Cuba
by Michael I. Niman, ArtVoice, Buffalo, NY

WINTER FUND DRIVE GOES INTO EXTRA INNINGS
Please Get Us Over the Hump!

"The rich make all of the money, pay none of the taxes.
The middle class pays all the taxes, does all of the work.
The poor are there just to scare the shit out of the middle class."

—George Carlin

Exit Poll: Which of the following is President Obama most likely to do?

* Pass a general amnesty for undocumented immigrants
* Demilitarize the Southwest border
* Renegotiate NAFTA and CAFTA, put the breaks on the pending Colombia free trade agreement
* Cut the Pentagon budget
* Instate a "Green New Deal," including a crash conversion from the oil economy
* None of the above

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