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  • Wolfowitz ouster reflects bigger problems

    Wolfowitz ouster reflects bigger problems

    May 25, 2007 By Susan Webb

    The scandal that led to the forced resignation of Iraq war guru Paul Wolfowitz as head of the World Bank “is just the tip of the iceberg,” Nadia Martinez, who co-directs the Institute for Policy Studies’...

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  • Michael Moore draws govt wrath re Cuba trip

    Michael Moore draws govt wrath re Cuba trip

    May 18, 2007

    Michael Moore has joined the ranks of victims of U.S. trade and travel restrictions against Cuba. His organization reported that the filmmaker received an inquiry from the U.S. Treasury Department about a trip Moore took to...

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  • Capitalism incapable of reversing environmental crisis

    Capitalism incapable of reversing environmental crisis

    May 18, 2007

    After decades of international conferences like Rio and Kyoto, despite local victories and major protests, the destruction of humanity’s environment continues. The land, air and seas are getting more polluted, forests are shrinking, coral reefs are...

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  • Marx hoy

    Marx hoy

    May 11, 2007

    En ocasión d el 189º aniversario de su natalicio, este 5 de mayo. Cada vez que en alguna parte del mundo brota un movimiento orientado por ideas socialistas, como el que estamos viviendo ahora en Venezuela...

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  • Talking about a revolution: Calls for action on global warming, inequality

    Talking about a revolution: Calls for action on global warming, inequality

    May 11, 2007 By Susan Webb

    The latest report of a world scientific panel on global warming has called for what amounts to a social revolution, one of the report’s authors said.

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