Judge OKs minor fine on terror-sponsor Chiquita

Colombia’s right-wing paramilitaries are terrorists. Washington named them as such in September 2001. But the AUC, as they are known from their Spanish initials, rule the roost in Urabá in northern Colombia. So what should a U.S. corporation have done when much of its annual $4.5 billion income depended upon free rein there?

Aurora clinic fight continues

AURORA, Ill. — The opening of a Planned Parenthood clinic here was again delayed Sept. 20 after a federal judge denied the organization’s motion that the city of Aurora allow the clinic to open as scheduled.

LETTERS: Sept. 22

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WASHINGTON: Thousands march against the war MILWAUKEE: Workers jam park vs. crackdown on undocumented TUSCALOOSA, Ala.: School ‘resegregation’ plan protested TRENTON, N.J.: State sues over children’s health insurance

No Child Left Behind proposals spark debate

After a year of public hearings on the No Child Left Behind Act, many education advocates are disappointed because revisions proposed by the House Education and Labor Committee leave the basic complex structure of NCLB unchanged.


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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.: Students say bring troops home, fund human needs HUNTINGTON, Utah: Coal miners mourned, gov’t inquiries begin CORAL GABLES, Fla.: Dems debate on Spanish TV, GOP bows out WASHINGTON: Civil liberties groups hail two rulings


James E. Jackson dies

The staff of the People’s Weekly World was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Dr. James E. Jackson last weekend in New York. Jackson was editor of our predecessor paper, The Worker, during the difficult period of the 1960s. We will run a full obituary in an upcoming issue. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his widow Esther.


Film salutes Peggy Lipschutz

“Never Turning Back: The World of Peggy Lipschutz” is a film about 88-year-old artist and political activist Peggy Lipschutz of Evanston, Ill.

LETTERS: Sept. 8

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