January

World notes: Jan. 26

Belgium: European Roma suffer persecution Nigeria: Pfizer charged in ‘illegal’ drug trial Haiti: Alerts issued for activists India & China meet in Beijing Iran: Negotiations, not war

To honor Dr. King, a new call to action

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two workers, sheltering themselves from a cold, torrential downpour in this Mississippi River port, were chewed up like trash in the back of a malfunctioning garbage truck. Thus began, in 1968, a long public employee strike that shook the nation and cemented a historic civil rights/labor alliance.

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