June

Study says Arctic was once a lot like Miami: Mosquitoes were probably the size of your head

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have found something about the North Pole that could send a shiver down Santa’s spine: It used to be downright balmy.

Deaths of children with HIV not inevitable

UNITED NATIONS — (AP) More than 2 million children under the age of 15 are living with HIV, almost all in sub-Saharan Africa where there is no access to treatment and death almost certain, seven leading child advocacy organizations said.

WORLDNOTES

Africa: Debt relief plan provided no relief Ecuador: Movement to oust foreign oil Australia: Police confront work laws Yemen: Women move towards leadership Iraq: International union support for dockers

YCL, give em hell! Young communists share struggle and a vision of another world possible

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Determined to fight for a better future and to beat back the ultra-right, over 250 members, friends and allies of the Young Communist League USA gathered at the Marriott Hotel here May 27-29 for the YCL’s 8th National Convention.

NATIONALCLIPS

MONTPELIER, Vt.: State enacts health insurance coverage LAS VEGAS: Nurses rally for quality health care HARTFORD, Conn.: Lieberman challenged over Iraq war ST. GEORGE, Utah: Test scuttled after downwinders protest NEWPORT, Ind.: Army resumes destruction of deadly nerve gas

Independent political action celebrated, fight continues

CHICAGO — Hundreds gathered May 12 at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum here to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the 22nd Ward Independent Political Organization (IPO) and to rejoice in the continued fighting spirit of political independence.

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Peoples Weekly World at YCL convention: Its our voice, too!

The People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo was a hit at the Young Communist League USA’s 8th National Convention, held May 27-29 in Brooklyn, N.Y.