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  • War against Iraq devastates prospects for Middle East peace and democracy

    War against Iraq devastates prospects for Middle East peace and democracy

    May 7, 2003

    The Tudeh Party of Iran, founded in 1942 out of the labor and communist movements, has carried forward the struggle for peace, democracy and socialism in that country despite decades of the fiercest repression by reactionary...

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  • Union-busting, war profiteering: a corporate tie

    Union-busting, war profiteering: a corporate tie

    May 7, 2003

    News Analysis Many Americans had never heard of Stevedoring Services of America (SSA), until it was awarded a $4.8 million contract to open and operate the port of Umm Qasr in war-torn Iraq. SSA was up...

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  • ILWU convenes with eye on future battles

    ILWU convenes with eye on future battles

    May 7, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    The experiences of a hard-fought contract battle against a gang up that included the Pacific Maritime Association, a coalition of retailers and the Bush administration will loom large in the minds of delegates to 32nd Convention...

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  • Solidarity leaders say: Let Cuba live!

    Solidarity leaders say: Let Cuba live!

    May 7, 2003

    WASHINGTON – A standing-room crowd of Cuba solidarity activists packed the Cuban Interest Section April 26 for a briefing on the current U.S.-Cuba crisis. Cuba’s response to so-called “dissidents” including the execution of three men who...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    May 7, 2003

    HONOLULU, Hawaii: State legislature challenges Patriot Act Hawaii is the first state to debate legislation that directly challenges the Patriot Act, passed in the wake of September 11, 2001. One Republican state representative and one Republican...

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