June

Georgias Black farmers truck melons north

HARVEY, Ill. – African American farmers drove a truckload of watermelons, cantaloupes, peaches, tomatoes, collard greens and sweet corn from their farms in Georgia to a farmers market in this predominantly Black and Latino community Saturday, June 19.

Diplomats and commanders reject Bush

George W. Bush is pleading for a second term based on his record as a “war president” who uses military force to wipe out terrorists before they strike again. But that aggressive posture is now stirring powerful opposition from former senior officials, military officers, and legal scholars. click here for Spanish text

Some people still dont want you to see my movie...

The following is excerpted from a recent letter from Michael Moore, director of “Fahrenheit 9/11.”

War on workers and war on Iraq

NEW YORK (PAI) – Want ultimate evidence that U.S. companies wage war on workers while the U.S. wages war in Iraq? Listen to reporters at the Wall Street Journal.

Fox News censured

LONDON – Fox News has been strongly criticized by the media watchdog Ofcom over a program in which it accused the BBC of lying and of adopting a “frothing-at-the-mouth anti-Americanism.”

Saved is a godsend

Movie Review With George W. Bush’s picture in the classroom larger than the U.S. wall map, would be and a 40-something principal of the Eagle Christian Academy who uses the word “gangsta,” you know you’re either in for a real treat or a bad groan in the film, “Saved.”

New documentary indicts death penalty

Review “Deadline” is a new documentary film about the events that led up to Illinois Governor George Ryan’s decision to grant clemency to everybody on this state’s death row, just before he left office in 2003. It has a powerful message: The death penalty must be abolished in this country, before more innocent people are executed.

Those who cannot remember the past ...

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. So said philosopher George Santayana in 1905 in his treatise, “The Life of Reason.”

Juneteenth: free at last?

Ralph Ellison immortalized “Juneteenth,” the annual celebration of the anniversary of June 19, 1865, when the enslaved Africans in Texas were actually emancipated, in his posthumous novel of the same name.

The evils of war

“War may sometimes be a necessary evil, but no matter how necessary, it is always evil, never good.

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