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  • Chicagoans to hear about Venezuela

    Chicagoans to hear about Venezuela

    March 21, 2003

    The Venezuelan ambassador to the United States, Dr. Bernardo Alvarez, will visit Chicago for a public presentation, March 28. The following is a recent letter Alvarez wrote to the U.S. press. The United States was founded...

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  • Civil rights lawyer: Patriot Act must go

    Civil rights lawyer: Patriot Act must go

    March 20, 2003

    MILWAUKEE – Bruce Finerty, a Chicago attorney and head of the Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, spoke here to an overflow audience of about 100 people recently on the need for the public to...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    March 14, 2003

    Turkey: Torches for peace Students, professors and workers lit torches symbolizing the light of life and peace at universities around the country on March 3, in an action organized by the Communist Party of Turkey. The...

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  • Labor leaders to Bush: Stop bullying Mexico

    Labor leaders to Bush: Stop bullying Mexico

    March 14, 2003

    Leaders of the nation’s main farm labor organizations sent a letter on March 10 to President George Bush expressing their “outrage over the heavy-handed tactics” employed by his administration against the government of Mexico. Dolores Huerta,...

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  • Shock and awe would destroy Baghdad

    Shock and awe would destroy Baghdad

    March 14, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Humanitarian groups warn of “catastrophic” civilian casualties if George W. Bush forges ahead with his “Shock and Awe” attack on Iraq in which cities will be struck with 3,000 missiles in the first 48...

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