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  • Health care for all means immigrants, too

    Health care for all means immigrants, too

    June 12, 2009

    Any health care legislation being drafted in Congress should meet the goal of covering all people in America, including immigrants who are not citizens and immigrants who are undocumented. People in these categories make up a...

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  • Racism: Look whos talking

    Racism: Look whos talking

    June 12, 2009

    Right-wing commentators and politicians have been railing against racism. Have they finally seen the folly of their ways? Are they criticizing their fellow right-wingers for spreading racist pollution via talk shows and corporate suites? Sadly, no....

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  • BOOK REVIEW: Painting, poetry and song combine for breathtaking read

    BOOK REVIEW: Painting, poetry and song combine for breathtaking read

    June 12, 2009

    BOOKREVIEW Wandering Star Translated by C. Dickson Curbstone Press, 2008, 360 pp. If a Romare Bearden painting, a Pablo Neruda poem and a Billie Holiday blues song were by means of an arcane alchemy combined to...

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  • WORLDNOTES

    WORLDNOTES

    June 12, 2009 By W. T. Whitney Jr.

    Brazil: Cattle-raising trashes atmosphere Pakistan: U. S. super embassy raises questions South Africa: Zuma on economy, unity Turkey: Union repression has “anti-terrorist” cover United Nations: Economic conference re-scheduled Cuba: Blockade restricts Internet access

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  • Whatever you give, you get back ten times

    Whatever you give, you get back ten times

    June 12, 2009

    Pioneering medical anthropologist and lifelong communist Corinne Shear Wood died May 25 at age 84 in Santa Cruz, Calif., after a brief illness. Dr. Wood’s life wove together her commitment to social justice, medical research and...

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