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Tropic of Chaos: An evening with Christian Parenti

Dec 3, 2011
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
149 West Hastings Street
V6B 1G8 Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 56.3592" N, 123° 6' 31.5648" W
British Columbia CA
Christian Parenti talks about his latest book, Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence, a "brilliant weather report from the near future of world politics".
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Obama to raise taxes on US millionaires

This looks promising...

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President Barack Obama on Monday will call for a higher minimum tax rate on millionaires to ensure they pay the same rate on their earnings as middle-income taxpayers, according to a White House official.

The plan comes as Obama engages in a months-long, countrywide trek to back his $447 billion jobs bill to reduce 9.1 percent unemployment and restore trust in his economic leadership.

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Hello from The Redneck Party USA

Hello Folks!

We have created a Grassroots Movement called Redneck Party. We take our name from the "Redneck War" of 1921. Google it! My people marched with red bandannas tied around their necks so they wouldn't shoot each other. Seriously though, amidst being called commies they were some of the most courageous and valiant Patriots of their day.

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Protest war criminal Dick Cheney in Vancouver

Sep 26, 2011
Outside of the 'Vancouver Club'
915 W. Hastings
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 11.8536" N, 123° 6' 57.078" W
British Columbia CA
Join us in giving unrepentant torture and war advocate Dick Cheney the welcome he deserves when he visits Vancouver.
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China vs The Philippines? The Spratly's and the Philippines Natural Wealth

Aug 19, 2011 to Aug 20, 2011
OISE (UofT)
252 Bloor St. West OISE, Room 5260
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.854" N, 79° 23' 54.0816" W
Ontario CA
China, the Philippines, and Vietnam are laying claim to a small group of islands off Palawan... apparently there is oil to be had, and where there's oil good times are just around the corner...
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Canadian Aid Convoy to Cuba Refused Entry at Blaine, Washington Border Crossing

Canadian Contingent of Pastor's for Peace Caravan to Cuba Stopped at Peace Arch

by C. L. Cook
Pacific Free Press
http://www.pacificfreepress.com/news/1/9122-canadian-aid-convoy-to-cuba-...

Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia participants in the annual caravan taking goods to Cuba via the United States and Mexico has been refused entry at the U.S. border crossing at Blaine, Washington.

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What about Obama?

I was curious to get some sense of other peoples opinions of Barack Obama's performance so far.

Has he made good on any of his campaign promises?

If you can (or hypothetically could) vote for him again, would you?

Has your opinion of his integrity changed?

Has he on delivered any of the "yes we can", "change" hype?

What do you see as his most positive action?

Negative action?

 

Pick any item or a couple (or make your own) and have your say.

Mark.

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Rally in support of Bradley Manning

Mar 20, 2011
US Consulate
1075 West Pender Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 14.2476" N, 123° 7' 9.858" W
British Columbia CA
A quick, on-hour rally outside the American embassy in downtown Vancouver held in solidarity with others in North America and in Europe. Very grassroots so please bring a sign and a friend!

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