Ever wondered what it’s like to be a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan? VH1’s new show, “Military Diaries,” can give you a little peek into the life of a U.S. soldier in the “war on terrorism.”
BALTIMORE – Judith Le Blanc, correspondent of the People’s Weekly World and vice chair of the Communist Party USA, spoke about her April visit to Israel and the Occupied Territories at Stony Run Friends Meeting House here May 31. About 45 attended the discussion sponsored by the Communist Party of Maryland and the Baltimore Peace Action Network.
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DALLAS – ExxonMobil oil company held its annual shareholders’ meeting May 29 in one of the poshest settings here, the Meyerson Symphony Hall, but they didn’t get to ignore the furor they have created around the world. Protesters included spokespersons from as far away as Colombia, Tibet, Indonesia and Russia.
LOS ANGELES – Supporters of immigrant rights won an important victory last month when the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 in favor a six-month trial plan to honor identification cards issued by the Mexican Consulate as valid identification for undocumented immigrants.
NEW YORK – The case against 42 activists who were arrested outside the United Nations while protesting the bombing of the island municipality of Vieques, Puerto Rico, by the U.S. Navy started June 3 in the Manhattan Criminal Court before Judge Robert M. Stolz.