Opinion

                
  • Venezuelans contemplate unitary party of the left

    Venezuelans contemplate unitary party of the left

    January 12, 2007

    NewsAnalysis After a resounding re-election victory on Dec. 3, in which leftist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias defeated his right-wing opponent by 63 percent to 37 percent, Chavez has called for the consolidation of all political...

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  • Time to unite against Bush administrations anti-immigrant surge

    Time to unite against Bush administrations anti-immigrant surge

    January 11, 2007

    News Analysis Now that the Democratic majority 110th Congress is seated, the immigrant rights movement has an opportunity to move forward on several fronts. In the first half of 2006, millions of undocumented immigrants and their...

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  • Another Virginia politician goes ape

    Another Virginia politician goes ape

    January 4, 2007

    Virgil Goode is the congressman for Virginia’s 5th district, a large swatch of inland territory that extends from around Charlottesville to the North Carolina border. It is conservative and mostly rural, unlike the more liberal population...

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  • Killed by NYPD: The system, its problems and the fightback

    Killed by NYPD: The system, its problems and the fightback

    December 15, 2006

    NEW YORK — “No justice, no peace! No justice, no peace!” protesters chanted Dec. 6 as they rallied in Manhattan’s Foley Square. The event was planned months in advance to bring attention to the issue of...

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  • Ellison win a rebuff to Bushs policies

    Ellison win a rebuff to Bushs policies

    December 15, 2006

    Commentary MINNEAPOLIS — The success of the Keith Ellison congressional campaign here was noteworthy from several perspectives. First, Ellison, who is African American, put together a broad coalition consisting of many ethnic groups — Jews, Arab...

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