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  • Bush in Africa: Its all about controlling wealth

    Bush in Africa: Its all about controlling wealth

    February 22, 2008 By Dennis Laumann

    Behind the smiling faces and rhetoric about “a mission of mercy” lies the true agenda of President George Bush’s five-nation trip across Africa: keeping American corporate interests secure.

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  • 25,000 march for public education in Puerto Rico

    25,000 march for public education in Puerto Rico

    February 22, 2008

    After showing its strength with a march of 25,000 teachers and their supporters Feb. 17, the Puerto Rico Federation of Teachers (FMPR) has been able to make progress toward a new labor agreement, averting for the...

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  • U.S. labor leaders to Bush: No trade deal with murderers

    U.S. labor leaders to Bush: No trade deal with murderers

    February 22, 2008

    Top labor leaders ended a trip to Colombia Feb. 13 by telling that country’s president, Alvaro Uribe, American unions will not support the U.S.–Colombia Free Trade Agreement until the killing of union members by right-wing death...

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  • World notes: Feb. 23, 2008

    World notes: Feb. 23, 2008

    February 22, 2008

    South Korea: Opposition delays trade pact Eight South Korean opposition legislators occupied a key parliamentary office Feb. 11, delaying preparations for full parliamentary consideration of a free trade agreement signed last June with the United States...

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  • The history of the progress of humankind in the Yucatan

    The history of the progress of humankind in the Yucatan

    February 22, 2008

    MERIDA, Mexico – Why is it that wherever you travel you can trace the footprints of the progress of mankind? I recently visited Merida, Mexico and found great monuments to progressive struggles and leaders everywhere. On...

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