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  • LETTERS

    LETTERS

    May 8, 2009

    Cuba’s response to flu Sorry I don’t have much time to write. The Cubans are doing a public health campaign. They have signs up all over our dorms with info about the swine flu situation and...

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  • WORLDNOTES – Germany, Ethiopia, Australia, Ecuador, United Arab Emirates, Cuba

    WORLDNOTES – Germany, Ethiopia, Australia, Ecuador, United Arab Emirates, Cuba

    May 8, 2009

    Germany: Nuclear withdrawal a campaign issue In the Bundestag April 24, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for “a new beginning on nuclear disarmament.” Three opposition parties, the Greens, Liberal Free Democrats and the Left Party, moved...

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  • Burned out on Mothers Day

    Burned out on Mothers Day

    May 7, 2009

    Mother’s Day comes once a year, but being a mother is an every-day job. It’s no surprise that 34 percent of full-time working mothers told a Mother’s Day survey they feel burned out. That’s surely a...

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  • May Day marches put immigration reform front & center

    May Day marches put immigration reform front & center

    May 5, 2009

    CHICAGO — Thousands of immigrant rights advocates marched in cities coast to coast May 1, to honor the most widely celebrated holiday on the planet, International Workers Day. Thousands took to the streets in Houston, Los...

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  • At Haymarket, workers demand EFCA and immigrant rights

    At Haymarket, workers demand EFCA and immigrant rights

    May 5, 2009 By John Bachtell

    CHICAGO – As the skies began clearing here May 1, several hundred enthusiastic labor activists gathered for the annual celebration at the Haymarket Monument to honor the Haymarket martyrs and step up the fight for workers...

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