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May 25, 2007 | Issue 633

NO TO WAR AND OCCUPATION

Dahr Jamail's eyewitness report on...
The world's fastest-growing refugee crisis
Independent journalist Dahr Jamail talks to Socialist Worker about one of the unreported tragedies of the Iraq war--a refugee crisis affecting one in every six Iraqis.

The hawks go down in flames
A few years ago, they were key players directing the most right-wing presidency in decades. Now, they're political road kill as the Bush White House lurches toward more humiliations.

NO HUMAN BEING IS ILLEGAL

EDITORIAL
Injustice dressed up as reform
The immigration reform "compromise" in the U.S. Senate should be opposed by anyone who cares about justice and equality for immigrants.

FEATURES AND COLUMNS

Leader of the intolerant and bigoted minority
Never speak ill of the dead, goes the old saying. But in the case of conservative evangelical Rev. Jerry Falwell, his lengthy record of bigotry and intolerance speaks for itself.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Noose tightens on the Palestinians
Israel seized the opportunity to inflict more destruction on Gaza after new confrontations between Fatah and Hamas--while in Lebanon, the army attacked Palestinian refugee camps.

EDITORIAL
Crisis for Pakistan's U.S.-backed regime
A controversial suspension of Pakistan's top judge has mushroomed into the biggest threat yet to the country's U.S.-backed military regime.

NATIONAL NEWS

Fighting for his life from Texas death row
Texas death row prisoner Kenneth Foster Jr. received the latest in a decade of bad news: After the. Supreme Court refused to hear his appeal, the state of Texas set his execution date.

ON THE PICKET LINE

Locked out at NYC's Saigon Grill
SW talks to a delivery worker locked out at New York City's Saigon Grill restaurants after he and his coworkers began protesting low wages and unsafe working conditions.

Labor in brief
Farmer Joe's grocery stores

NEWS FROM OUR STRUGGLE

Honorary degree for a man with no honor
The University of Massachusetts' plan to award former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card with an honorary degree has sparked protests of hundreds.

News and reports
Protest the LAPD's May Day attack | Justice for Mumia | Support the war resisters

VIEWS AND VOICES

150 years after India's mutiny against Britain
May 10 marked the anniversary of a massive Indian revolt against British rule, a historic day for the anti-colonial struggle in South Asia and rebellions against occupation everywhere.

Dahlia Wasfi's fight for Iraq
Dahlia Wasfi was inspired to visit her family in Iraq for the first time in almost two decades after the death of Rachel Corrie, crushed by a bulldozer in the Gaza Strip.

Views in brief
Philip Workman's last request | Taking aim at immigrants | Who polices the police?

BOOKS AND ENTERTAINMENT

LEFT EYE ON FILM
Cartoons with class
Animated films can become vehicles for dealing with controversial subjects while a suffocating conformity is imposed on most high-profile mainstream films.

Humanity on display on a desert island
ABC's hit show Lost isn't just a compelling drama; it's a groundbreaking television production in a number of respects.

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