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  • Further cuts proposed for King-Drew hospital

    Further cuts proposed for King-Drew hospital

    August 12, 2005

    LOS ANGELES — Less than six months after closing the trauma center at the Martin Luther King Jr./Charles Drew Medical Center (KDMC), the L.A. County Board of Supervisors is considering even more cuts in the hospital’s...

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  • Reggae, art and politics: The revolutionary poetry of Linton Kwesi Johnson

    Reggae, art and politics: The revolutionary poetry of Linton Kwesi Johnson

    August 12, 2005

    Author, founder of Dub poetry, former Black Panther and presently art editor of the journal Race Today, Linton Kwesi Johnson became the first Black poet and the second living poet to be included in Penguin Books’...

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  • Time to rethink old thoughts

    Time to rethink old thoughts

    August 12, 2005

    The growth and maturation of the progressive movement in recent years is a major feature of our time. A wide range of groups are involved in the struggle for a better society. And though there is...

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  • Operation Withdrawal Scam

    Operation Withdrawal Scam

    August 12, 2005

    The White House has launched a new phase of its propaganda siege for the Iraq war. The opening salvo came on July 27, when the commander of American forces in Iraq said that continuation of recent...

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  • Immigrant rights movement grows in Connecticut

    Immigrant rights movement grows in Connecticut

    August 12, 2005

    Three years ago, people in Connecticut started talking loudly about something many believed was just a condition experienced by states bordering Mexico. Undocumented workers found themselves facing the beginning of an anti-immigrant sentiment at some state...

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