EDITORIAL: Scoundrel time

Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee May 15 that he, as well as then-Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI Director Robert Mueller and other senior Justice Department officials, threatened to resign en masse in 2004 to protest the National Security Agency’s domestic spying program which they viewed as illegal and unconstitutional.

Canada steelworkers occupy plant

When 30 Canadian steelworkers who had taken over their plant on May 3 looked out the windows, they saw hundreds of supporters cheering them on.

Social justice at stake in Mumia Abu-Jamal case

Worldwide, supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, on death row for 25 years now, are hopeful that the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia will grant him a new trial on May 17.