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NEW ORLEANS: Low-income residents fight to ‘come home’ ARLINGTON, Va.: Caseworkers for wounded laid off PITTSBURGH: ‘Save public transit!’


Homelessness rising; A request; Behind the rhetoric; Makes sense; Thought-provoking piece; Employee Free Choice Act support; Re: ‘Fix the Levees’; When did that happen?

Russia, Belarus reach fuel compromise

The Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus have settled an energy dispute that threatened to harm their relations and disrupt the world oil supply

Bolivarian socialism gains momentum

President Hugo Chavez, emboldened by his overwhelming re-election on Dec. 3, has moved Venezuela’s revolutionary process into high gear.

Helvi Savola, Communist leader, 91

Longtime political activist and Communist Helvi Savola died at the age of 91 on Nov. 20 in Wausau, Wis. She had lived in Wausau since 2000, after retiring from many years of leadership in the Minnesota/Dakotas District of the Communist Party USA.



Costs of the war; Missing from ‘La Huelga’ ; Changes sweep Latin America; Re: Shameful anti-Semitism; I love your newspaper; Cap those profits

Colombian journalist, press freedom under siege

“It’s very worrying for us,” said Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro, referring to the Nov. 19 arrest by Colombian secret police of journalist Fredy Munoz on charges of terrorism and “rebellion.”


NEW ORLEANS: Residents say ‘Fix the levees’ DURHAM, N.C.: Trial of lacrosse players moves forward TRENTON, N.J.: Panel calls for end to death penalty

In Norway, does U.S. or Norwegian law prevail?

A delegation from Cuba’s Tourism Ministry planning to be in Norway for the annual Lillestroem Tourism Fair on Jan. 11-13 learned in December that its 14 members weren’t welcome at the Edderkoppen Hotel in Olso where previous Cuban delegations had stayed.

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