April 28

                
  • CARTOON

    CARTOON

    April 27, 2007

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  • This ain’t no slumber party

    This ain’t no slumber party

    April 27, 2007

    This poem was written during a five-day sit-in of high school students at St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s office after the Missouri Board of Education voted 5-1 to strip accreditation from the 32,000-student St. Louis City...

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  • Tolerance is a virtue, but not towards fascists

    Tolerance is a virtue, but not towards fascists

    April 27, 2007

    Chris Hedges book, “American Fascists,” is a hard-hitting and thought-provoking critique of the U.S. Christian right. He explains the grave threat to democratic freedoms posed by them. Hedges is a former New York Times reporter. He...

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  • A call for a real inter-American dialogue

    A call for a real inter-American dialogue

    April 27, 2007

    Abridged from a letter to Inter-American Dialogue, a Washington-based thinktank, by Venezuela’s ambassador to the U.S. The full text is available at . Thank you for inviting me to participate in the discussion on U.S. policy...

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  • Full confidence

    Full confidence

    April 27, 2007

    Bush has “full confidence” in Paul Wolfowitz, head of the World Bank and designer of much of the ideological justification for the Iraq war. Wolfowitz is under a cloud because he put his girlfriend in a...

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