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  • Americans act for peace

    Americans act for peace

    February 21, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    Despite meager resources and an administration-inspired campaign to challenge their patriotism, despite snow in the east, rain in the south and west and cold that rattled the fillings in one’s teeth, Americans in at least 150...

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  • Uniform justice campaign targets Cintas

    Uniform justice campaign targets Cintas

    February 20, 2003

    BRANFORD, Conn. – When workers at the Cintas uniform plant here began organizing several weeks ago, the company responded with illegal surveillance and pink slips for union supporters. The workers, many new immigrants, are among 17,000...

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  • Millions march against war: At home

    Millions march against war: At home

    February 20, 2003

    NEW YORK – Braving frigid cold, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied near the United Nations, Feb. 15, to protest George W. Bush’s threatened war on Iraq and to support UN efforts to stop the war....

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  • Millions march against war: Around world

    Millions march against war: Around world

    February 20, 2003

    An unprecedented wave of anti war demonstrations swept the globe on Feb. 15, as an estimated 11 million demonstrators poured into the streets, determined to block the Bush administration’s drive to war against Iraq. As in...

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  • Unions challenge Colombian president

    Unions challenge Colombian president

    February 20, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) General Secretary Guy Ryder, on Feb. 7, asked Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to take action to protect human and trade union rights and to bring those who violate them...

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