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  • Why you should read the Peoples Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo

    Why you should read the Peoples Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo

    June 1, 2007

    What readers and leaders say:The PWW prints lots of news other newspapers don’t — the good stuff, all that stuff other newspapers just don’t run. Read the PWW! —Anne McLemore, president of Pittsburgh Coalition of Labor...

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  • Global summit grapples with mass extinctions

    Global summit grapples with mass extinctions

    June 1, 2007

    UNITED NATIONS — “Something is going wrong,” said Ole Petenya Yusuf-Shani, a member of the Maasai indigenous community of Kenya. Yusuf-Shani was speaking at UN headquarters on May 22, International Biodiversity Day. He and others said...

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  • Mercenaries cast dark shadows on U.S. democracy

    Mercenaries cast dark shadows on U.S. democracy

    June 1, 2007

    BOOK REVIEW When years ago Consolidation Coal, Ford Motor Co. and U.S. Steel created their own private armies, including Pinkertons, to keep the word “profits” always followed by the verb “skyrocketing,” and to keep workers under...

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  • Angelinos fight transit rate hike

    Angelinos fight transit rate hike

    June 1, 2007

    LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of workers, students, handicapped and elderly people filled the downtown Metropolitan Transit Authority building May 24 to protest proposed transit fare hikes, following MTA Chief Executive Roger Snoble’s announcement of restructuring proposals...

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  • Critics say expansion plan wont reform California prisons

    Critics say expansion plan wont reform California prisons

    June 1, 2007

    A $7.4 billion program to expand California’s already vast prison system, proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and approved by the Legislature last month, is drawing fire from advocates of prison reform and is viewed skeptically even...

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