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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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  • In Iraq forever? Impending battle in Congress over Bushs long-term Iraq stay

    In Iraq forever? Impending battle in Congress over Bushs long-term Iraq stay

    February 22, 2008 By Susan Webb

    The online activism group MoveOn.org has launched an “Iraq/Recession” campaign, aiming to “make sure that politicians and pundits understand what voters already know: As long as we keep pouring that money down the drain in Iraq,...

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  • Kosovo declaration sets world on edge

    Kosovo declaration sets world on edge

    February 21, 2008

    UNITED NATIONS—The declaration of independence by Kosovo, a breakaway Serbian province that has been under UN control since 1999, caused an uproar here in a Feb. 18 emergency meeting of the Security Council, and around the...

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