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The iron fist in Texas is on his way out

The iron fist in Texas is on his way out. No, not George Bush. Texas House Speaker Republican Tom Craddick has withdrawn his candidacy for a fourth term as Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives.

Privatizers poked

The advanced privatization schemes of the far right in Texas are unraveling, and the perpetrators are going down. Privatization of government-run services has been a principle feature for neo-conservative rule worldwide since they took over in 1980. If Texas is an example of things to come, and it often is, then 'privatization' is about to assume the ugly reputation it deserved for so long.

New Communist culture series at U North Texas

DENTON, Tex. – The University of North Texas (UNT) Young Communist League club showed the only U.S. blacklisted film, Salt of the Earth, to an audience of over 80 people here, Nov. 13. The presentation was the first installment in the club’s new Communist Culture Series.