June 11

                
  • Harilaos Florakis, Greek leader, dies

    Harilaos Florakis, Greek leader, dies

    June 10, 2005

    The Communist Party of Greece announced that its honorary chairman, Harilaos Florakis, died May 22 at the age of nearly 91. Florakis was born July 20, 1914, in a village in Thessaly. At the age of...

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  • Crash into racism

    Crash into racism

    June 10, 2005

    Movie review Crash Directed and co-written by Paul Haggis Rated R Distributed by Lions Gate Films In the beginning of “Crash,” the directorial debut of Paul Haggis (he won the Oscar for writing the screenplay for...

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  • Exposing the machinery of death

    Exposing the machinery of death

    June 10, 2005

    Book review The Death of Innocents: An eyewitness account of wrongful executions By Sister Helen Prejean Random House, December 2004 Hardcover, 336 pp., $25.95 With expectations rising that Chief Justice William Rehnquist will retire at the...

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  • Mobilizing to fix the media

    Mobilizing to fix the media

    June 10, 2005

    Last month, the media activist group FreePress held the second National Conference for Media Reform in St. Louis, Mo. I was fortunate enough to attend along with over 2,000 other media activists from across the country....

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  • Reflections on the debate in labor

    Reflections on the debate in labor

    June 10, 2005

    My Mac is about the size of a soapbox so I thought I would use it as such today (May 29). I just took a look at the home pages for the AFL-CIO and then the...

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