Opinion

                
  • Ecuadorians oust president with mass protests

    Ecuadorians oust president with mass protests

    April 29, 2005

    News Analysis Ecuador, an impoverished country of 13 million people, is emerging as a major headache for the Bush administration. The people of this oil-rich nation just ousted their third president within seven years and show...

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  • Bushs hypocrisy on Cuba becomes starker

    Bushs hypocrisy on Cuba becomes starker

    April 29, 2005

    News Analysis On April 21 in Geneva, Switzerland, the UN Human Rights Commission (HRC) rejected a watered-down Cuban resolution asking the United States to let an HRC team check on the widely reported mistreatment of U.S....

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  • Ivy League graduate teachers strike

    Ivy League graduate teachers strike

    April 29, 2005

    News Analysis NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Refusing to be silenced by the Bush administration’s National Labor Relations Board, graduate student teachers at Yale and Columbia went on strike last week in the first ever Ivy League...

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  • Black youth resisting military recruitment

    Black youth resisting military recruitment

    April 29, 2005

    News Analysis According to a U.S. Army study, unprecedented numbers of African American youth are refusing to join the Army and they are doing so for a very clear reason — opposition to the Iraq war....

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  • The middle class and the working class

    The middle class and the working class

    April 22, 2005

    People Before Profits What is the middle class and why is it periodically given a status of high exaltation by the ruling class? To answer the second part of the question first: the ruling class seeks...

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