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  • UN boosts role of grassroots groups

    UN boosts role of grassroots groups

    July 1, 2005

    UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations launched an initiative June 23 that for the first time accords a full, official role to grassroots, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the deliberations of the UN General Assembly. The policy...

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  • Pennsylvanians rally for higher minimum wage

    Pennsylvanians rally for higher minimum wage

    July 1, 2005

    HARRISBURG, Penn. — The Capitol rotunda was packed with hundreds of people from across the Keystone state June 22 as they came to push their legislators to raise the state’s minimum wage, which has remained frozen...

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  • Remembering Tony Topolski

    Remembering Tony Topolski

    July 1, 2005

    RUMBLEY, Md. — Tony Topolski was a stubborn man, refusing to slow down even with his painfully disabled knees. Last summer, Military Families Speak Out staged a march to the Dover Air Force Base, protesting the...

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  • Drug war failure exposed

    Drug war failure exposed

    July 1, 2005

    Plan Colombia: Cashing in on the drug war failure Written and directed by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy Produced by Free Will Productions Available on DVD and VHS “Plan Colombia: Cashing in on the drug war...

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  • Corporate killers

    Corporate killers

    July 1, 2005

    CHICAGO — During the five month implosion that left those on top of Enron corporation — Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling and Andrew Fastow — with a large chunk of money, while those at the bottom of...

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