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March 16, 2010

  • Haiti copes with a nightmare

    A U.S. filmmaker describes what he saw on a trip to Haiti after the earthquake--and the kind of aid the country still needs.

  • Haiti's victims still waiting for aid

    Since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, familiar patterns of interference and neglect and by the major powers that dominate the country are still entrenched.

  • Labor's single-payer advocates press ahead

    Delegates from labor bodies across the U.S. met to debate their response to the current health care reform legislation.

  • Execution opponents surprise Perry

    When Gov. Rick Perry came to Denton, Texas, for a re-election tour stop at a coffee shop, anti-death penalty activists were ready for him.

March 15, 2010

March 12, 2010

  • A tale of two earthquakes?

    Much has been made of the differences between the disasters in Haiti and Chile, but the similarities in the way human need comes last are striking.

  • The anti-abortionists' cynical ploy

    A new campaign focusing on the "crisis" of Black women's abortions is just the latest attempt to control the reproductive choices of women of color.

  • In defense of our school

    One of the fired teachers at a Rhode Island school speaks out about the attack on public education at her school and across the U.S.

  • I call it demanding your rights

    A librarian at a California college and participant in the March 4 Day of Action defends the struggle from the complaints of a Wall Street Journal commentator.

  • Justice means being anti-Zionist

    It has become accepted to label those opposed to the actions of the Israeli government as "anti-Semitic" or "anti-Jewish." This notion should be dispelled.

  • Views in brief

    Time for a change in SEIU | Justice for Kevin Kaigler | The right's assault on campus | Whose right to sexual "freedom"?

March 11, 2010

  • Greece in the eye of the storm

    The Greek government's announcement of new austerity measures provoked a storm of protest, including a 24-hour general strike on March 11.

  • Children imprisoned by Israel

    Ten-year-old Amir al-Mohtaseb was captured and put behind bars by Israeli authorities--a practice that is all too common in the Occupied Territories.

  • Invictus in reverse

    South Africa's government is trying to camouflage every conflict to present the image of a united nation to the world for the World Cup tournament.

  • The heart of country music

    Crazy Heart, the film about fictitious singer/songwriter Bad Blake, displays all the contradictions that are at the heart of country music.

  • Portland teachers' contract holds the line

    After a 19-month struggle that included protests and pickets, teachers in Oregon's biggest city beat back major concessions.

March 10, 2010

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