Sept. 29

                
  • Pasadenans speak out against Iraq war

    Pasadenans speak out against Iraq war

    September 28, 2007

    PASADENA, Calif. — Environmentalists and peace activists united under the umbrella group “Environmentalists Against the War” to hold a vigil at one of the busiest intersections here, Lake Avenue and the 210 Freeway, from 5-7 p.m....

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  • Unusual coalition wins judgeship nod in N.Y.

    Unusual coalition wins judgeship nod in N.Y.

    September 28, 2007

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — This is not a big election year here, but on Sept.18 there were primaries for two state district judgeships and for the much more important County Surrogate judgeship. Usually the Brooklyn Democratic machine,...

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  • Always Jewish, lately Palestinian

    Always Jewish, lately Palestinian

    September 28, 2007

    I am Jewish because the love of others made me so. I am Jewish because I grew up on the South Side of Chicago; there even my public school was Jewish. I am Jewish because my...

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  • A Canadian Reds great restlessness

    A Canadian Reds great restlessness

    September 28, 2007

    BOOK REVIEW A Great Restlessness: The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen By Faith Johnston University of Manitoba Press, 2007 Softcover, 361 pp., $24.95 Faith Johnston’s “A Great Restlessness: the Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen”...

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  • Bolivian adversaries step back from brink

    Bolivian adversaries step back from brink

    September 28, 2007

    The Constituent Assembly, situated in Bolivia’s judicial capital of Sucre, turned 1 year old on Aug. 6, and had agreed on nothing. Street protests and racial slurs directed at delegates closed it down briefly in mid-August,...

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