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  • Seattle supports longshore workers

    Seattle supports longshore workers

    August 16, 2002

    SEATTLE – After a several-block march along the Elliot Bay waterfront, 2,000 supporters and members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) rallied outside the Port of Seattle offices. Downtown traffic was blocked for miles...

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  • Sharon war policy wrecks Israeli economy

    Sharon war policy wrecks Israeli economy

    August 16, 2002

    TEL AVIV – It would be too simple to blame Israel’s colonialist onslaught against the Palestinian people for the serious economic debacle Israel is experiencing at present. About one third of the country’s families, mainly the...

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  • Drought threatens lives, economy

    Drought threatens lives, economy

    August 16, 2002

    CHENNAI, India – North, central and southern regions of India are in the middle of a severe drought and thousands of lives are in danger. This is the worst drought since 1983, and will likely spread...

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  • Chicago Peace Pledge signers say No Iraq war

    Chicago Peace Pledge signers say No Iraq war

    August 16, 2002

    CHICAGO – On the twelfth anniversary of the U.S. Gulf War and imposition of sanctions against Iraq, Aug. 6, Chicagoans joined a national drive to collect Pledges of Peace, saying “No” to a new war on...

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  • I hate it when that happens

    I hate it when that happens

    August 16, 2002

    Going over the books at WorldCom, they just found another $3.3 billion that had been incorrectly accounted for, bringing the grand total of “mistakes,” thus far, to over $7 billion. I just hate it when that...

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