July 21

                
  • Merrilee Milstein mourned

    Merrilee Milstein mourned

    June 24, 2008

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Labor leaders from across the region, state elected officials, friends and family gathered June 12 at UAW Region 9A headquarters here for a memorial service for Merrilee Milstein, long-time union, civil rights and...

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  • Remember Soweto

    Remember Soweto

    July 21, 2007

    For many years, on June 16/Soweto Day, protesters confronted the apartheid South African government at embassies and consulates around the world. The day commemorates the 15,000 school children of Soweto who marched peacefully to protest apartheid...

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  • Huge protests in Peru against profiteering

    Huge protests in Peru against profiteering

    July 20, 2007

    Social upheaval in Peru culminated July 13 with President Alan Garcia calling upon the armed forces to join 15,000 national police in attempting to quell nationwide protests organized by the General Confederation of Peruvian Workers. Teachers...

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  • Texans grapple with pollution, chemical hazards

    Texans grapple with pollution, chemical hazards

    July 20, 2007

    TEXAS CITY, Texas — Members from at least 10 unions convened at United Steelworkers Local 13-1 here July 10 to discuss how air pollutants affect health and safety. They met with Dr. Jonathan B. Ward Jr.,...

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  • Baseball honors the Say-Hey Kid

    Baseball honors the Say-Hey Kid

    July 20, 2007

    Hall of Famer and baseball legend Willie “the Say-Hey Kid” Mays was honored at the 2007 Major League Baseball All Star game on July 10, at the San Francisco Giants’ waterfront ballpark. Before the game the...

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