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Counterfeit Democracy

September 16, 2008

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Counterfeit Democracy By Robert Weissman September 15, 2008 A new draft global trade treaty may interfere with fair use of copyrighted materials, require Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to monitor all consumers’ Internet communications, and undermine access to low-cost generic medicines. Does the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) contain provisions that would actually do these things? […]

Blood , Art and Tears

August 20, 2008

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Nadyat El Gawley On any day, the countries of the Middle East are among the top 10 headlines. The Palestinian /Israeli conflict, the war in Iraq, or the various wars in Lebanon. Not to mention the people detained in Guantanamo Bay or those on trial for ‘terrorist related’ activities in Australia. What does a person […]