Mothers recall the disappeared

Members of the group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo lead a rally of hundreds, March 24, at Buenos Aires’ main square to remember the victims of a right-wing military coup in Argentina 29 years ago.

Report says poverty rife in Northern Ireland

A recently published study has found that poverty in the north of Ireland is worse than in the south of Ireland or Britain.

Antiwar actions span the nation

The March 18-20 weekend marked the two-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. At least 765 towns and cities, in all 50 states, held antiwar actions. Last week’s PWW reported from a national action in Fayetteville, N.C., and other cities. Here are a few more reports.

Calif. labor takes up ballot initiative fight

As Gov. Arnold Schwarzen-egger continues to threaten a special election next November to press his pro-corporate agenda, a broad and growing coalition is fighting back with positive initiatives to benefit California’s ordinary people.

Winchester workers win contract

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — When community leaders and elected officials showed up March 17 for a press conference at the Winchester plant’s Division Street entrance here, the company refused to open the gates so that workers could join in.

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