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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    December 17, 2004

    2005 and beyond As we put this special issue to bed, honoring 80 fighting years of our Communist, working-class press, we look ahead to the holidays and a New Year of struggle. Our next edition will...

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  • Economist exposes Colombias misery

    Economist exposes Colombias misery

    December 17, 2004

    CHICAGO — Hector Mondragon is not your typical economist. He doesn’t have a desk job as an adviser to a big bank or multinational corporation, nor is he a government bureaucrat. Neither does he hold a...

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  • Canada court OKs marriage equality

    Canada court OKs marriage equality

    December 17, 2004

    VANCOUVER, British Colombia — A Supreme Court ruling on Dec. 9 that same-sex marriage is constitutional has paved the way for the introduction of legislation that will legalize gay marriage in Canada. The court observed that...

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  • Grocery workers mobilize for health care

    Grocery workers mobilize for health care

    December 17, 2004

    HAYWARD, Calif. — Hundreds of northern California grocery workers roared their approval at a press conference here Dec. 8 as California Labor Federation head Art Pulaski pledged the federation’s support for the UFCW locals now in...

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  • Flawed intelligence bill advances Bush agenda

    Flawed intelligence bill advances Bush agenda

    December 17, 2004

    News Analysis The Bush administration has been pushing an agenda of restricting constitutional rights and increasing the power of the executive branch to suppress dissent. Step by step, starting with the USA Patriot Act, Bush has...

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