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  • International notes

    International notes

    September 26, 2003

    China: Migrant workers join unions The All-China Federation of Trade Unions on Aug. 9 announced it would recruit as many migrant workers as possible and classify them officially as members of China’s working classes. In the...

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  • U.S. veto assailed as license to kill Arafat

    U.S. veto assailed as license to kill Arafat

    September 26, 2003

    In a move that many regard as giving a green light to the Israeli government of Ariel Sharon to deport or kill Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, the U.S. vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    September 19, 2003

    Venezuela: Recall petitions rejected The National Electoral College (CNE) last week rejected petitions for a referendum on the recall of popularly elected President Hugo Chavez. In a decision announced Sept. 12, the country’s highest electoral body...

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  • WTO meet fails: Developing nations demand fair farm policies

    WTO meet fails: Developing nations demand fair farm policies

    September 19, 2003

    The World Trade Organization’s ministerial meeting in Cancun collapsed Sept. 14 after a newly-formed alliance of developing nations said the U.S., European Union (EU) and Japan had failed to make acceptable proposals on agriculture and other...

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  • Panel on U.S. role in Chiles coup

    Panel on U.S. role in Chiles coup

    September 19, 2003

    DALLAS – On Sept. 11 the Dallas Peace Center presented a program titled “Terrorism, Theirs and Ours” at the Magnolia Theater. About 150 peace activists gathered to view the film documentary “The Battle of Chile, Part...

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