June 17

                
  • Forest Service auctions timber from national forest

    Forest Service auctions timber from national forest

    June 16, 2006

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — To the dismay of environmentalists, the U.S. Forest Service auctioned off timber from a remote, burned-over section of a national forest June 9 in the first such sale since the Bush administration...

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  • Anti-Cuba excess reaches new heights in Florida

    Anti-Cuba excess reaches new heights in Florida

    June 16, 2006

    Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on May 30 signed legislation prohibiting state-supported schools from using public or private funds for research trips to five nations designated by Washington as sponsors of terrorism. Cuba, of course, is one...

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  • Ask the Communists

    Ask the Communists

    June 16, 2006

    Q: I can’t seem to really understand Marx’s ideas on communism and what it is. To me it sounds like he is trying to say the working class should overthrow the factory owners (“bourgeoisie”), and rule...

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  • Violence against Mexicans: a neglected part of our history

    Violence against Mexicans: a neglected part of our history

    June 16, 2006

    As the struggle for immigrant equality and justice is waged in the streets and heated debate fills Congress, a wave of hate crime has been unleashed upon the Mexican/Chicano community in the Southwest, a violent wave...

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  • Whats next with immigrant rights struggle?

    Whats next with immigrant rights struggle?

    June 16, 2006

    There is a lull in dramatic congressional debates and spectacular mass marches, but important things are happening on immigration reform, and the movement for immigrant rights cannot rest. In December the House passed an anti-immigrant bill,...

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