December 20

                
  • Send greetings to the Cuban Five

    Send greetings to the Cuban Five

    December 23, 2008

    We take the occasion of the beginning of a new year to urge readers to write to the Cuban Five. Antonio, Fernando, Gerardo, Rene and Ramon have been in U.S. federal prisons for ten years. They...

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  • LETTERS  December 20, 2008

    LETTERS December 20, 2008

    December 22, 2008

    Good luck, Mr. President-elect Imagine coming upon a scene of rape, pillage and desecration. What to do? That’s what the new president-elect faces as he prepares to assume the presidency after George W. Bush’s “reign of...

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  • EDITORIAL: Happy holidays

    EDITORIAL: Happy holidays

    December 22, 2008

    Happy holidays This is our last print edition for 2008. Do not fear — we will be publishing online throughout the holiday season. But we do want to take the opportunity to send a greeting to...

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  • EDITORIAL: The peoples train

    EDITORIAL: The peoples train

    December 22, 2008

    What do Oklahoma teenager Matt Webber, the Tuskegee Airmen, Tim Robbins, Seal, Spike Lee, Elvis Costello, Susan Sarandon, Sting and the Lesbian and Gay Band Association have in common? All, along with up to 4 million...

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  • Budget and planet friendly gift ideas

    Budget and planet friendly gift ideas

    December 22, 2008

    • About 25 years ago I lived in Hibbing on Minnesota’s Iron Range and tried to survive selling Electrolux vacuums to unemployed miners. So, I gave a symbol of my woeful financial condition: an apple and...

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