Jan. 13

                
  • $180,000 reached as PWW fund drive wraps up

    $180,000 reached as PWW fund drive wraps up

    January 12, 2007

    NEW YORK — The People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo wrapped up its 2006 Fund Drive on Dec. 31. The newspaper’s fund drive committee said that they were pleased with the drive’s results. Events and individual contributions raised...

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  • Helvi Savola, Communist leader, 91

    Helvi Savola, Communist leader, 91

    January 12, 2007

    Longtime political activist and Communist Helvi Savola died at the age of 91 on Nov. 20 in Wausau, Wis. She had lived in Wausau since 2000, after retiring from many years of leadership in the Minnesota/Dakotas...

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  • Movie buddies love The Good German

    Movie buddies love The Good German

    January 12, 2007

    Movie Review Dallas newspaper readers are asking, “What kind of people are they?” as they find out about Dyn-Gen, a government contractor headquartered in nearby Irving, Texas, which hires mercenaries to blow up or be blown...

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  • The ruling class blinks in The Queen

    The ruling class blinks in The Queen

    January 12, 2007

    Movie Review I was scared to go to see the film “The Queen” since Helen Mirren is one of my favorite actresses. I was terrified that she would portray Queen Elizabeth in a positive light, and...

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  • The story of South Africas Little Sarah

    The story of South Africas Little Sarah

    January 12, 2007

    Book Review Rachel Holmes retells the true story of Saartjie (Little Sarah) Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus,” a young South African woman whose international adventures spanned more than 200 years. Saartjie (pronounced Saar-kie in Afrikaans) was a...

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