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  • World readers take action Demand networks 
report the news!

    World readers take action Demand networks report the news!

    July 12, 2002

    New footage obtained by the BBC shows clearly that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deliberately shot at fleeing civilians at close range in the Jenin market attack on June 21. (Story available online at news.bbc.co.uk) Many...

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  • East Coast solidarity with West Coast longshore

    East Coast solidarity with West Coast longshore

    July 12, 2002 By Evelina Alarcon

    The West Coast International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) received support at several East Coast ports from the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on June 27 as part of a...

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  • Protest demands: Tell the story of slavery

    Protest demands: Tell the story of slavery

    July 12, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA – On July 3, 500 people gathered at the site of the future Liberty Bell Pavilion here to demand that the National Park Service erect a memorial honoring the eight enslaved Africans owned by President...

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  • Sweatshops and school vouchers

    Sweatshops and school vouchers

    July 12, 2002 By David Eisenhower

    According to some judges and pundits, sweatshops, school vouchers and an eighth grade education offer salvation to the children who reside in the world’s slums, ghettos and barrios. In an op-ed piece entitled “Let Them Sweat,”...

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  • Friendshipment protests blockade of Cuba

    Friendshipment protests blockade of Cuba

    July 12, 2002

    WASHINGTON – Two yellow school buses, part of the 13th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba, brought protesters to a rally outside the U.S. Treasury building July 8. The protesters vowed to deliver the buses plus tons more...

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