February

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Remembering Eslanda Goode Robeson

Much has been written about the great actor, scholar, artist and activist Paul Robeson. Yet his partner and wife, Eslanda Goode Robeson, is not as widely known today although she was a well-known fighter for civil rights and an author. Here is a brief biography of Goode Robeson.

Seeking justice after Suharto

Indonesia’s former dictator General Suharto died in bed last month and not in jail, escaping justice for his numerous crimes in Indonesia and East Timor, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) charged.

Bush budget proposal: Feed the Pentagon, starve the people

President Bush proposed a record $3.1 trillion budget Feb. 4 that hands a whopping $515 billion to the military and slashes health care for seniors and other human needs programs.

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World notes: Feb. 9, 2008

Guatemala: Labor mobilizes for democratic rights Afghanistan: Germans, Canadians question war England: Rich chisel on taxes Malawi: Strike for survival Burma: Democracy leader speaks out Cuba: Internet access to expand

Amazing race

In the wake of the day dubbed “Super Duper Tuesday,” some things seem clear.

Truth squad slams McCain

A truth squad descended on John McCain’s campaign headquarters in Fairfield, Conn., Feb. 3, holding signs that read, “Thanks for the Iraq recession” and “McCainonomics: More war, less jobs.”

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