According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, at least 30 million full-time workers in the United States have been laid off since the start of the Reagan administration.
Simultaneous “Live Earth” concerts spanning seven continents, showcasing more than 100 performances by famous musicians, is arguably not the solution to the crisis of global warming, but at least it’s a start.
Filmmaker Michael Moore, on July 6, sent out a copy of a confidential memo forwarded to his office by an employee of Capital Blue Cross about suggest a plan of action for how the health insurance industry should deal with the movie..
Brother Quy will be missed Air travel? A revolting experience Remembering Vilma Espin Organizing support for HR 676
The Supreme Court, now led by far-right Bush appointee Chief Justice John Roberts, chose the last day of its 2006-07 term to issue a decision on school integration that denies the basic American principle that all persons are created equal. The ruling turns history on its head.
With the release of Gardasil, Merck’s new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), public health providers were ecstatic. HPV, an extremely common sexually transmitted virus, can cause genital warts and cancer — most notably cervical cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.
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UNITED NATIONS — The UN Human Rights Council, meeting in Geneva mid-June, voted unanimously that neither Cuba nor Belarus need “human rights rapporteurs,” special UN investigators who look into alleged human rights abuses.
On July 2, BBC News broadcast a television interview conducted by reporter Claire Bolderson with Gerardo Hernandez, one of five Cuban men incarcerated in U.S jails since 1998 for defending Cuba against terrorism. Publicity like this for the Cuban Five is extremely rare.