Aug. 19

                
  • U.S. vets, Koreans: End Korean War  finally

    U.S. vets, Koreans: End Korean War finally

    August 18, 2006

    Korean Americans at the Veterans for Peace convention in Seattle, Aug. 11, made an impassioned plea for solidarity with the embattled farmers of Pyeongtaek, South Korea, who are being evicted to make way for a vast...

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  • Community supports Hotel Workers Rising

    Community supports Hotel Workers Rising

    August 18, 2006

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Over 50 union representatives, ministers, community leaders and local elected officials met here Aug. 9 to begin organizing local support for Unite Here and its Hotel Workers Rising campaign. Half the recent increase...

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  • Poet Sanchez to be missed

    Poet Sanchez to be missed

    August 18, 2006

    SAN ANTONIO — Chicano activist and poet Trinidad Sanchez Jr. passed away at age 63 on July 30 as a consequence of two strokes suffered 12 days earlier. Sanchez was best known for his poem “Why...

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  • BOOKREVIEW: Failed States

    BOOKREVIEW: Failed States

    August 18, 2006

    Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy By Noam Chomsky Henry Holt and Co. Metropolitan Books Hardcover, 320 pages, $24.00 A “failed state” is a condition of state dilapidation, when a state...

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  • Town, migrant workers celebrate diversity

    Town, migrant workers celebrate diversity

    August 18, 2006

    RANTOUL, Ill. — Over a hundred people enjoyed culture and community at the 2nd Annual Rantoul Harvest Festival in this central Illinois town, Aug. 6 — a celebration of the town’s diverse population and its migrant...

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