June

WORLD NOTES

Argentina: Children march against hunger, poverty Japan: Peace constitution in jeopardy Iran: CIA destabilization plans come to light Kenya: Global warming causing sea damage Great Britain: Child poverty on the rise

In Colombia, scandals mount and people mobilize

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has been adamant that 56 prisoners held by the country’s principal guerilla army, the left-leaning Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), would be freed by military rescue operations, not through a humanitarian exchange.

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Honoring the Rosenbergs, celebrating resistance

In the 1950s, during the height of the anti-communist hysteria led by Wisconsin Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy, thousands of people, from shop workers to Hollywood figures, became victims during the Cold War’s initial years.

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