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EDITORIAL: Human Rights Day

Many urgent opportunities for action vie for attention on the eve of International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. Besides speedily ending the Iraq war, two areas where the new Congress can make major progress are passage of the Employee Free Choice Act, and ending the Bush administration’s vile treatment of post-Sept. 11 detainees.

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Eyewitness Venezuela: We saw it all

CARACAS, Venezuela — When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez trounced his U.S.-backed opponent to win a second six-year term on Dec. 3, we were there.