December

Group sounds alarm on judicial nominees

MILWAUKEE – On Dec. 3 the law office of Alex Flynn and Associates hosted a reception to welcome Nan Aron, founder and president of the Alliance for Justice, which is fighting to oppose unqualified, right-wing judicial nominees.

Philadelphia Nurses reject contract

PHILADELPHIA – Nurses at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital (MCP), on strike for nearly a month, rejected Tenet Health Care Corporation’s latest contract offer on Dec. 1.

U.S. military attacks Iraqi trade unions

A U.S. occupation force involving 10 armored vehicles and dozens of soldiers attacked the headquarters of the Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions in Baghdad, Dec. 6. They arrested eight of its leaders and members, who were handcuffed and taken away to an unknown destination. The eight were released the next day with no explanation. click here for Spanish text

Miami protesters decry police violence

MILWAUKEE – Most of the 30 or so people filling the Green Dragon Freedom Café here Nov. 26 had been participants in the protests surrounding the Free Trade Area of the Americas summit in Miami.