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  • LETTERS, May 30, 2009

    LETTERS, May 30, 2009

    May 22, 2009

    NM heroes At the state convention of the New Mexico Federation of Teachers this past weekend, we were given the honor of being presented to the group as “everyday heroes of labor,” and given a check...

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  • WORLD NOTES Afghanistan, Somalia, United Nations, Cuba, Great Britain, Mexico

    WORLD NOTES Afghanistan, Somalia, United Nations, Cuba, Great Britain, Mexico

    May 22, 2009

    Afghanistan: Bombings lead to impasse President Hamid Karzai demanded recently that U.S. air raids against the Taliban cease. His nationally televised plea came after U.S. bombs earlier this month reportedly killed over 100 civilians in western...

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  • EDITORIAL Unity on health care

    EDITORIAL Unity on health care

    May 21, 2009

    Two months ago, we wrote: “We support “Medicare for All” as put forward in Rep. John Conyers’ HR 676. And we agree with advocates for a strong government health care plan as an essential part of...

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  • EDITORIAL Pelosi and the CIA

    EDITORIAL Pelosi and the CIA

    May 21, 2009

    The Republicans, with their fever-pitched attacks on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for what and when she knew about the Bush administration’s torture policies, are only adding to and continuing a national disgrace. The Bush administration carefully...

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  • Pakistans displaced create new crisis

    Pakistans displaced create new crisis

    May 20, 2009 By Teresa Albano

    In the wake of the Pakistan’s army offensive against the armed Taliban, more than 1 million people have been forced to flee their homes. The Pakistan Peace and Solidarity Council sent out an urgent appeal today...

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