Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of USSF_newspaper


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Jun 1, 2010, 2:00:14 PM (9 years ago)
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    2424That's one way we're different; check out our website to find out more. During the Forum, stop by the People's Media Center and say hello (some of us are always around there). And, on behalf of the Leadership Committee of May First/People Link, welcome home!
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     27=== Membership Agreements ===
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    2829All May First/People Link members agree on some points and accept a few responsibilities. These are included in our Statement of Unity and our Membership Agreement.
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    30 === Statement of Unity ===
     31==== Statement of Unity ====
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    32 1 -- We understand technology as the tools human beings have developed throughout our history to survive and move forward.
     331. We understand technology as the tools human beings have developed throughout our history to survive and move forward.
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    34 2 -- We believe that people have the right to a peaceful and just world in which we have a decent life, can be productive, are free of exploitation and feel secure.
     351. We believe that people have the right to a peaceful and just world in which we have a decent life, can be productive, are free of exploitation and feel secure.
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    36 3 -- We believe that we are denied that right in a world of social, political, and economic under-development, exploitation, repression, environmental destruction and war.
     371. We believe that we are denied that right in a world of social, political, and economic under-development, exploitation, repression, environmental destruction and war.
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    38 4 -- We believe that today the conditions exists where we can finally reverse this situation and build the world we deserve.
     391. We believe that today the conditions exists where we can finally reverse this situation and build the world we deserve.
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    40 5 -- We believe that because technology is the product of collaboration by people all over the world throughout history, it rightfully belongs to all people and all people should control it.
     411. We believe that because technology is the product of collaboration by people all over the world throughout history, it rightfully belongs to all people and all people should control it.
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    42 6 -- We believe the Internet is part of that technology and, as such, it should be accessible to everyone, used for everyone's benefit and controlled by all people.
     431. We believe the Internet is part of that technology and, as such, it should be accessible to everyone, used for everyone's benefit and controlled by all people.
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    44 7 -- We believe the attempts by a few to commercialize the Internet, divert its development and restrict its use run counter to the collaborative spirit of the Internet and contradict the best interests of humanity.
     451. We believe the attempts by a few to commercialize the Internet, divert its development and restrict its use run counter to the collaborative spirit of the Internet and contradict the best interests of humanity.
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    46 8 -- We believe that it is an important priority of humanity to assume control of the Internet, expand on it and use it productively.
     471. We believe that it is an important priority of humanity to assume control of the Internet, expand on it and use it productively.
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    48 9 -- Because our beliefs and activities reflect a commitment to this idea of the world and the Internet, we believe that progressive and social justice activists must be at the forefront of the struggle to take control of the Internet, to use it fully and creatively to pursue our goals, and to expand its capabilities to enable our constantly growing and even more complex organizing and communications needs.
     491. Because our beliefs and activities reflect a commitment to this idea of the world and the Internet, we believe that progressive and social justice activists must be at the forefront of the struggle to take control of the Internet, to use it fully and creatively to pursue our goals, and to expand its capabilities to enable our constantly growing and even more complex organizing and communications needs.
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    50 10 -- To make this happen, we need a movement that reflects this thinking and approach to the Internet and unites all social justice activists using the Internet.
     511. To make this happen, we need a movement that reflects this thinking and approach to the Internet and unites all social justice activists using the Internet.
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    52 11 -- With May First/People Link we want to begin and continue the creation of this movement.
     531. With May First/People Link we want to begin and continue the creation of this movement.
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    55 === Members agree ===
     56==== Membership agreement ====
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    57 1 -- With the Statement and Principles of Unity and try to apply them in their practical and political work
     58Members agree:
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    59 2 -- To pay dues and other support payments to MF/PL in a timely way
     601. With the Statement and Principles of Unity and try to apply them in their practical and political work
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    61 3 -- To use the Support Ticket system for all questions, including technical support questions, unless there is a security issue
     621. To pay dues and other support payments to MF/PL in a timely way
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    63 4 -- To assist, when possible, with answers to tickets on the Support Ticket System
     641. To use the Support Ticket system for all questions, including technical support questions, unless there is a security issue
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    65 5 -- To promote May First/People Link as both as organization and an alternative Internet Service provider
     661. To assist, when possible, with answers to tickets on the Support Ticket System
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    67 6 -- To support, whenever possible, the use of Free and Open Source Software
     681. To promote May First/People Link as both as organization and an alternative Internet Service provider
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     701. To support, whenever possible, the use of Free and Open Source Software
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