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  • Steelworkers walk out in France

    Steelworkers walk out in France

    May 30, 2009

    Steelworkers from the Fos-sur-Mer Arcelor Mittal plant demonstrate in Marseille, southern France, May 26. This was the fourth strike in recent months by French workers angry with the Sarkozy government’s handling of the economic crisis and...

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  • Celebrating their fifth

    Celebrating their fifth

    May 30, 2009

    Gay couples who brought the landmark lawsuit that led to the first legalized gay marriages in the United States at reunion in Newton Mass, May, 17, celebrate their fifth anniversaries, five years after Massachusetts became the...

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  • LETTERS

    LETTERS

    May 29, 2009

    Spell it out I am a steelworker and subscribe to the People’s Weekly World. I like the paper a lot and post articles, like the ones on May Day, on our union bulletin board at work....

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  • WORLDNOTES, Venezuela, Iraq, Myanmar, Spain, Nigeria, Cuba

    WORLDNOTES, Venezuela, Iraq, Myanmar, Spain, Nigeria, Cuba

    May 29, 2009

    Venezuela: Nationalizing key industries In line with bringing strategic industries under state control, the Venezuelan government last week announced plans to nationalize a gas compression plant, the Guyana Steelmaking Complex, two iron producing facilities, a briquetted...

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  • Civil rights leaders rejoice in Sotomayor nomination

    Civil rights leaders rejoice in Sotomayor nomination

    May 27, 2009

    President Barack Obama’s May 26 nomination of New York Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court has drawn praise from Latino leaders and civil rights and women’s advocates. Sotomayor would be the first Latina justice on...

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