July 28

                
  • Wide support for garbage workers

    Wide support for garbage workers

    July 27, 2007

    OAKLAND, Calif. — As Waste Management, Inc.’s lockout of garbage workers in Alameda County communities entered its fourth week, union pickets at the company’s headquarters here were more determined than ever. In a conversation sometimes overwhelmed...

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  • We salute Joyce Wheeler

    We salute Joyce Wheeler

    July 27, 2007

    We salute Joyce Wheeler on her retirement from the Baltimore City Public Schools.She has given 38 years of devoted service to the children of our city. We love and admire you, Joyce, for: • being an...

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  • Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone leader, 87

    Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone leader, 87

    July 27, 2007

    Corbin Harney, a spiritual leader of the Western Shoshone nation and internationally-renowned anti-nuclear activist, died near Santa Rosa, Calif., on July 10, of complications from cancer. Harney was born March 24, 1920, in Little Valley, Idaho,...

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  • Fridamania

    Fridamania

    July 27, 2007

    Across the globe, celebrations and exhibitions are marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907–1954). In recent years, her popularity has soared to that of cult-like status, in part due to...

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  • Immigrants fight for family values

    Immigrants fight for family values

    July 27, 2007

    Though most observers have concluded that immigration reform is dead until after the 2008 elections, many immigrant rights activists are continuing to fight. They are especially fired up by the sharp increase in immigration raids and...

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