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  • To Stand On A Street Corner

    To Stand On A Street Corner

    March 1, 2008

    (For Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz) To stand on a street corner for just a few minutes, Perhaps to dream about smoking a cigar, Look at the girls as they walk by, To lift up a soccer...

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  • Poems of life, love, work and solidarity

    Poems of life, love, work and solidarity

    March 1, 2008

    BOOKREVIEW A Life in Poems By William C. Wright Bird Dog Publishing, 2007 Softcover, 152 pp, $10.00 By Chris Butters “Whoever touches this book, touches a man,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, in his epic book....

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  • The Academy Awards: A new generation comes into its own

    The Academy Awards: A new generation comes into its own

    February 29, 2008

    After a 14-week strike, members of the Writers Guild of America won a significant victory in a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and the 80th annual Academy Awards show went...

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  • Women voters, womens demands

    Women voters, womens demands

    February 29, 2008

    The media has talked a lot about women voters during the course of the Democratic primaries, noting their historic chance to vote for a female nominee, and speculating on their choices. However, even when female voters...

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  • Is food from cloned animals safe?

    Is food from cloned animals safe?

    February 29, 2008

    The Food and Drug Administration announced in January that meat and milk from cloned animals was as safe to eat as that from traditional animals. However, the Agriculture Department asked the cloning industry to prolong the...

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