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
Lessons from Post-Consumerist Cuba
by Michael I. Niman, ArtVoice, Buffalo, NY
"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."
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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