WASHINGTON (PAI) — Flanked by workers harassed or fired for trying to form unions, labor leaders and key lawmakers reintroduced the Employee Free Choice Act on April 19.
Canada: Set Wal-Mart protest for May 7; Czech Republic: Defend democratic rights; Kuwait: Women to vote; Nicaragua: ‘Week of action’ vs. CAFTA; Southern Africa: AIDS devastates farm workers; Indonesia: Sailors protest U.S. security rules
The gravity of the present Sudan crisis is perhaps best depicted by a 1994 Pulitzer-prize winning photo of a vulture intently awaiting the death of a famine-stricken, emaciated child seen crawling towards a distant UN food camp. It is not clear what happened to the child, but there are indications that Sudan is mustering the will to survive.
NEW DELHI — The 18th congress of Communist Party of India (Marxist) concluded April 11 with a rally of 100,000 people at Talkatora Stadium here. The extreme heat and sun couldn’t keep the overflow crowd away.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.: Protest ‘Justice Sunday’; SANTA CRUZ, Calif.: Police attack tent city; ST. PAUL, Minn.: Stop CAFTA; CHAPEL HILL, N.C.: Protect public health, marchers say
WASHINGTON — Thousands cheered at a Capitol Hill rally April 26 as lawmakers and leaders of labor, retirees, women, youth of color and the disabled vowed “no compromise” in the battle to block President Bush’s plan to privatize Social Security.
DES MOINES, Iowa — “The word of God and communism are hand in hand,” said Diana Sowry, a school bus driver from Ashtabula County, Ohio. She was one of a group of clergy and lay people participating in a conference on religion sponsored by the Communist Party USA here April 15-16.
Barbara Jean Hope died April 8 in Philadelphia after an intense battle with cancer. She was 59.
Peace-loving residents of the surprisingly homicidal village of St. Mary Mead can rest easy: Miss Marple is solving another baffling murder.
Now in our third year, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows continues to serve as a voice for those affected by terrorism, violence and war.