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  • Rich history, bright future: The Japanese Communist Party convenes

    Rich history, bright future: The Japanese Communist Party convenes

    March 10, 2006

    ATAMI CITY, Japan — It’s 3:55 a.m. A small truck rolls along the dark rain-slick streets of the Seiso District of Odawara City, a little hamlet propped on the coast of Sagami Bay southwest of Tokyo....

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  • ANC wins big vote in local elections

    ANC wins big vote in local elections

    March 10, 2006

    The African National Congress won two-thirds of the vote in the March 1 local elections in South Africa, handily defeating its closest rival, the Democratic Alliance, which won 16 percent. The Inkatha Freedom Party won 8...

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  • S. African women helped crush apartheid

    S. African women helped crush apartheid

    March 10, 2006

    The 1950s marked a turbulent period in the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa. At the beginning of the decade, the apartheid regime banned the South African Communist Party, a longtime, militant foe of racism and inequality....

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  • WORLDNOTES

    WORLDNOTES

    March 3, 2006

    Iraq: Healing the past and present The Iraqi Mobile Communist Clinic brought its medical expertise to the people in a special way on Communist Martyr Day, Feb. 14. The clinic set up shop in Baghdad at...

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  • Voices rising worldwide: Free the Cuban 5

    Voices rising worldwide: Free the Cuban 5

    March 3, 2006 By W. T. Whitney Jr.

    On Feb. 14 attorneys in the case of the Cuban Five took judges’ questions for an hour before the full 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. Meanwhile demonstrations of support for Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino,...

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