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  • Report shows worldwide war on labor

    Report shows worldwide war on labor

    October 5, 2007

    In Guatemala, masked men shot and killed Marco Tulio Ramirez on Sept. 23 outside his home. Ramirez was secretary of culture and sports for the Guatemalan Banana Workers Union. Soldiers had ransacked the union’s headquarters in...

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  • From Prague to Caracas: 60 years of youth festivals

    From Prague to Caracas: 60 years of youth festivals

    October 5, 2007

    Hundreds of young people from all over the world gathered Aug. 23-26 in Caracas, Venezuela, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first World Festival of Youth and Students. Over three days, the delegates participated in...

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  • Ecuadorian vote keeps left course on track

    Ecuadorian vote keeps left course on track

    October 5, 2007

    One of the main priorities of Ecuador’s constituent assembly, set to convene Oct. 30, will be to counteract the “barbarism that prevails in the economy” and to dismantle the economic model that exists today so as...

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  • A unique and progressive U.S. travelogue

    A unique and progressive U.S. travelogue

    October 5, 2007

    BOOK REVIEW Cheap Motels and a Hot Plate: An Economist’s Travelogue By Michael D. Yates Monthly Review Press, 2007 Softcover, 207 pp., $15.95 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jack Kerouac’s now...

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  • Using religion to mask a conservative agenda

    Using religion to mask a conservative agenda

    October 5, 2007

    Book Review Toxic Faith: Liberal Cure By Daniel C. Bruch and Thomas W. Strieter Xlibris Corporation, 2006 Softcover, 152 pp., $20.99 Daniel C. Bruch and Thomas W. Strieter are retired Christian pastors who have spent their...

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