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  • Philly hears calls to boost minimum wage

    Philly hears calls to boost minimum wage

    June 17, 2005

    PHILADELPHIA — A coalition of labor and community groups rallied here May 25 to demand an increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, which has remained frozen at $5.15 an hour for eight years. Rally speakers demanded that the...

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  • Bolivias crisis unresolved, say Communists

    Bolivias crisis unresolved, say Communists

    June 17, 2005

    LA PAZ, Bolivia — The resignation of President Carlos Mesa, said the Communist Party of Bolivia, “has not solved the political crisis that burdens our country.” The statement, made by Marcos Domich, first secretary of the...

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  • A celebration of brave hearts and courageous acts

    A celebration of brave hearts and courageous acts

    June 17, 2005

    Brave Hearts, Rebel Spirits By Brook Shelby Biggs Anita Roddick Publications, 2003 Softcover, 251 pp., $15.00 This book is a collection of 33 short biographies about the lives and actions of people who are deeply committed...

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  • Belafonte, Huffington honored for speaking truth to power

    Belafonte, Huffington honored for speaking truth to power

    June 17, 2005

    NEW YORK CITY — “When Martin Luther King Jr. began to respond to the demands for justice, one of the first persons he called upon was Harry Belafonte,” said Andrew Young, a top aide to King,...

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  • More about white privilege concepts

    More about white privilege concepts

    June 17, 2005

    The following are reader responses to an article by Sam Webb, “Communists make key points on racism” (PWW 4/30-5/6). A discussion worth continuing By Joel Wendland Sam Webb’s article on the “white privilege” thesis opens an...

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