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  • Deadly combination  vaccine production at mercy of profit-based system

    Deadly combination vaccine production at mercy of profit-based system

    October 29, 2004

    Every year the flu virus kills approximately 36,000 people in the United States. This year health analysts are saying that the extent of the damage will depend on whether the available vaccine will get to those...

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  • Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    October 29, 2004

    Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a Roman Catholic priest, pro-democracy activist, former Lavalas government cabinet minister and defender of the poor was arrested by Haitian police on Oct. 13, becoming the latest victim of the unfolding wave of...

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  • Cubas uniqueness

    Cubas uniqueness

    October 29, 2004

    This is a wonderful book. Thanks to Isaac Saney’s gracefully written summation of the struggles, problems, shortcomings, and vision of the Cuban Revolution, one-stop shopping for knowledge about Cuba is now available. And who has not...

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  • S.F. hotel owners defy mayors ultimatum

    S.F. hotel owners defy mayors ultimatum

    October 29, 2004

    SAN FRANCISCO — The fat was in the fire Oct. 26 as operators of 14 large downtown hotels defied San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s demand to end a four-week lockout of their workers and accept a...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    October 22, 2004

    What’s wrong with being a lesbian? Enough. The Bush-Cheney campaign has succeeded — yet again — in using a gay matter to distract voters from the real issues facing our nation. Simply put, there is nothing...

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