"The most powerful weapon in the hands of the oppressor
is the mind of the oppressed..." 

                                                              -Steven Biko
 
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LABOR:
MIKE BENEDICT FOR CITY COUNCIL Erie, PA "Healthcare bills are the leading cause of bankruptcy in this country.. the wealthiest country in the world where we pay more for healthcare than any country.. the reason we pay so much is because of greed, and because of profits. You have patients and you have doctors and in between those you have literally thousands of insurance companies all trying to get a piece of the pie" Running for City Council Mike is standing up to Healthcare insurance companies for the people. April 2005. 13 min. 3.8meg 56k quality winmedia file - thanks to pittsburghIMC
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WE'RE IN THE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES
Labor Rally, Olean NY June 21, 2003: IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 1690 refuse to capitulate to AVX's union-busting contract. 14 other PA and NY unions rally in support . 
15 min. 7.5 megs -available via 'real'media 28k connection stream - also download and play here
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"power in a union"   "Stop the race to the bottom" is a union call for international solidarity.  Unions rallied as part of NYC anti-World Economic Forum discussions and marches (Jan. 31-Feb. 4).  The short documentary features interviews, speeches and music from labor organizers and activists from across the globe.-links-
10 minutes 7.5 megs -available via 'real'media 28k connection stream - realmedia 9meg download realmedia 5meg download -
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updated Jan 2004