March 10

                
  • CO Aguayo winning in court of public opinion

    CO Aguayo winning in court of public opinion

    March 9, 2007

    LOS ANGELES — The March 6 military court conviction of pacifist soldier Agustin Aguayo was reversed in the court of public opinion as Amnesty International officially recognized him as a “prisoner of conscience,” and a battery...

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  • George Becker, former Steelworkers President

    George Becker, former Steelworkers President

    March 9, 2007

    George Becker, 78, former president of the United Steelworkers (USW), died Feb. 3 at his home in West Deer, Pa. Twice elected USW president, Becker served from 1993-2000, taking him through some of the most intense...

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  • Assessing Americas health care system

    Assessing Americas health care system

    March 9, 2007

    Practicing Medicine without a License! The Corporate Takeover of Healthcare in America By Don M. Sloan, M.D. Ashland, Oregon, 2006 paperbound, $16.95, 305 pages In this book, Don Sloan, M.D. argues the case for a corporate-free,...

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  • Oscars and Spirits

    Oscars and Spirits

    March 9, 2007

    Two recent film awards shows couldn’t have been more different. The Oscars featured films mostly within the Hollywood corporate studio system, and the Spirit Awards favored low-budget independent productions. During its lengthy program, with one billion...

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  • Ask the Communists

    Ask the Communists

    March 9, 2007

    Q: Capitalism/competition generates wealth for everyone and promotes improved quality of goods, better prices and advancement of technology to improve the quality of life. How is this evil? Why is capitalism a failure? Does a communist...

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