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UMW Administration Perpetuates Poverty Wages

The inequalities at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA are alarming. President Anderson’s salary skyrockets over a quarter million dollars, while the salaries of many full-time classified employees are below the poverty line. President Anderson receives free housing, in a mansion paid for by the University, while the employees I’m speaking of have trouble finding affordable housing anywhere near Fredericksburg. While President Anderson lives in decadent opulence and leisure, some workers who are receiving poverty wages, carry UMW pagers and are on call 24/7 in case an intoxicated student vomits or urinates on the floor of our residence halls at 2 in the morning. This stratification exists daily in our immediate community, and this is why the UMW Living Wage Coalition organizes for workers rights.
 

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

Human rights violations in Guantanamo

Not only must the recent FBI-revelations about the torture of prisoners in Guantanamo be seen in the light of the known facts about their treatment, there is also a close connection with the official denying of their elementary human rights, due the refusal of the American government to give them a judicial status according to International Law.
 

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News :: International Relations

Disagreeing on Powell - true circumstance in Finland

Russia in allowed to commit any act in Finland under the protection of our Socialists President Tarja Halonen and ex-president Martti Artisaari. This article gives a true picture how Finns are being treated by Russia friendly ideologists in Finland.
 

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Commentary :: International Relations

American Fries (Or: "Welcome to Kofi Annandale")

The first of the Oil-For-Food chickens comes home to roost...
 

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Counter Inaugural Glimpses

DSC05206a.gifShort commentary and photo collection by Caine Rose
 

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News :: Protest Activity

26 CITIES PROTEST J-20

Even in the middle of January, thousands of Americans find it necessary to voice their dissent towards the Bush Administration.
 

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Commentary :: Miscellaneous

BTL:Faith-based Group Calls for Grassroots Resistance to Iraq War

Call to Resist, sponsored by Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice, produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
 

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News :: Globalization

Picture of human waste

How many will be sacrificed to the insatiable greed of those criminals in Washington?
 

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Commentary :: Miscellaneous

BTL:Rightwing Talk Show Host Armstrong Williams Implicated in...

...Taxpayer-Funded Government Propaganda Campaign ~ Interview with Josh Silver, executive director of Free Press, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
 

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Techies! Richmond Indymedia Needs You!

Hello all you computer savy Indymedia readers out there. As you may have noticed, Richmond Indymedia was down all day yesterday. We're in desperate need of folks with tech skills to help make sure this site is online all the time. If you're interested at all to any degree (every little bit helps), read the full article for tech details about our site, and drop me a line today.

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you use and appreciate this site -- for it to exist, it must have your help.

If you're not a techie, help us spread the word. Mention us to anyone you think might be interested. Your voice and your efforts, as always, will save the day and save this site.
 

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