April 29

                
  • Southern labor stirs in North Carolina, again

    Southern labor stirs in North Carolina, again

    April 29, 2006

    Red Springs, N.C. — North Carolina is one of the most industrialized states in the country. Yet it still has one of the lowest percentages of workers in unions, though not from lack of trying by...

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  • Rally seeks justice for victims of police torture

    Rally seeks justice for victims of police torture

    April 29, 2006

    CHICAGO — “Justice delayed is justice denied,” shouted the crowd at a rally and picket line here April 24 in front of Special Prosecutor Edward Egan’s downtown office. Egan was appointed by an appellate judge in...

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  • MOVIE REVIEW: What were the Germans thinking?

    MOVIE REVIEW: What were the Germans thinking?

    April 29, 2006

    Those of us alive today look at the artifacts and remembrances of Germany’s great war against humankind and wonder, “What were they thinking?” The new film “Sophie Scholl,” a small story of resistance to the greatest...

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  • Neo-noir movies thrive

    Neo-noir movies thrive

    April 29, 2006

    Life is tough in the big city. It’s also tough in high school, as the case may be. Bogart, Mitchum and, more recently, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Josh Hartnett get slammed around a lot. They have to...

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  • Neil Young releasing antiwar album

    Neil Young releasing antiwar album

    April 29, 2006

    Neil Young has come full circle. In just three days, earlier this month, he and a 100-voice choir, backed by metal musicians and brass, recorded a protest album whose second track is “Let’s Impeach the President.”...

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