BRUNSWICK, Ga. – On June 8-10 many businesses here closed their doors as the city was virtually taken over by 20,000 military personnel and police who guarded the summit meeting of the Group of Eight.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After 26 days, the two remaining activists in the “Fast 4 Education,” Cesar Cruz and Israel Haro, ended their fast June 4 after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill that will help poor school districts that have taken out major loans.
At its 33rd National Convention in Atlanta Memorial Day weekend, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists endorsed the United States National Health Insurance Act, HR 676, the single-payer health care bill introduced by Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D.-Mich.).
These days, GI rights counseling coordinator Bill Galvin is getting at least four or five calls a day from soldiers saying, “I’ve gotten orders to go to Iraq and I don’t want to go.” click here for Spanish text
Immigrant communities in Southern California and New York City are reporting hundreds of immigrants arrested in a series of sweeps in recent weeks.
SAN FRANCISCO – Lori Haigh, owner of Capobianco Gallery in North Beach here, was spat on and knocked unconscious last week for exhibiting an artwork highlighting the torture of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.
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Opinion As India, the world’s largest democracy, held a general election last month, the rest of us waited and watched.
Immigrants of color have been increasingly subjected to a sustained climate of fear, harassment and surveillance.