April 21

                
  • Send greetings to Pomeroys

    Send greetings to Pomeroys

    April 21, 2007

    We have received word that William and Celia Pomeroy, both in their 90s, are now in a nursing home in England where they receive 24-hour care. William Pomeroy covered many international stories for the People’s Weekly...

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  • Film examines questions about socialism

    Film examines questions about socialism

    April 20, 2007

    The first five minutes of “The Lives of Others” prepared me for another assault on socialism, and in particular, the German Democratic Republic (GDR). What appears to be a one-sided film quickly reveals there is much...

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  • PBS to add Latino history in World War II film

    PBS to add Latino history in World War II film

    April 20, 2007

    On April 11, after pressure from Latino leaders with the Defend the Honor Campaign, the Public Broadcasting System said it had reversed its original decision and plans to include the Latino experience in Ken Burns’ new...

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  • Race, sex, class and the Duke case

    Race, sex, class and the Duke case

    April 20, 2007 By Susan Webb

    As editor of this page, I searched the Internet for insightful commentary on the Duke lacrosse players case. Sad to say, such comments have been all too few. Most seized the opportunity to throw sand in...

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  • Imus gone! Say no to racism and sexism

    Imus gone! Say no to racism and sexism

    April 20, 2007

    “What has society come to that anything is acceptable today?” — C. Vivian Stringer, coach of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights women’s basketball team The crude racist/sexist remarks of radio talk show host Don Imus have ignited...

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