Jan. 21

                
  • A popular look at physics today

    A popular look at physics today

    January 20, 2006

    A Briefer History of Time By Stephen Hawking with Leonard Mlodinow Bantam, 2005 Hardcover, 176 pp., $25 If you aren’t a scientist but seek to understand the latest theories of physics, then this book is for...

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  • Nuts and bolts of exploitation

    Nuts and bolts of exploitation

    January 20, 2006

    Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences By James Lardner and David A. Smith, editors Published by Demos/The New Press, 2006 Hardcover, 328 pp., $25.95 A handful of American intellectuals actually...

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  • Waging war on Haitis poor

    Waging war on Haitis poor

    January 20, 2006

    Canada in Haiti: Waging War on the Poor Majority By Yves Engler and Anthony Fenton Fernwood Publishing, 2005 Softcover, 256 pp., $12.95 While Canadian involvement in Afghanistan makes headlines, less well known is its role in...

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  • UMWA to represent Sago miners in disaster probes

    UMWA to represent Sago miners in disaster probes

    January 20, 2006

    “Be assured that we will pursue every avenue as we seek to understand what happened at Sago, because the truth is that when it comes to safety, we represent every miner in America and Canada whether...

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  • Fight to save Winchester jobs

    Fight to save Winchester jobs

    January 20, 2006

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — When they arrived at work on Jan. 17, fresh from a holiday break, union workers at U.S. Repeating Arms were greeted with the announcement that the plant has been scheduled to close...

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