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As I write this, Congress is debating timetables for withdrawal from Iraq. In response to the Bush Administration's "surge" of troops, and the Republicans' refusal to limit our occupation, the Democrats are behaving with their customary timidity, proposing withdrawal, but...

By Howard Zinn

Argentina was cleared to receive $3.1 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after meeting a March 9 repayment deadline for $3.15 billion. The IMF money is part of a $13.3 billion rescue package. President Nestor Kirchner had warned that without the cash...

In response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, Mexico extended a repatriation program to help ease the transition of illegal migrants back home. The governments says the Arizona law could lead to a flood of returnees when it goes into effect, but most Mexicans are skeptical.

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Nacha Cattan and Sarah Miller Llana

Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , well
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , hey
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , yo
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but ,hmm
Sometimes people just...

By Bergen Moore

On Tuesday, August 18, the Berkeley City Council will discuss legislation to ensure that the millions of dollars the city spends annually on purchasing items like fire fighters’ uniforms, computers for city offices or food in city hospitals, are not supporting sweatshops...

Across the country, more than 50 properties have been invaded since mid-March by rural people who want the government to speed up land reform.

The governing Workers Party has traditionally been seen as an ally of the agrarian Movement, or MST.

President...

Steve Kingstone

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed fraud said by the Brazilian government to total $637m.

The United Nations Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Fund (UNAIDS) has calculated that 600,000 people, including men and women of all ages, live with HIV in Brazil. Of these, 116,000 need antiretroviral therapy and receive it free of charge through the public health...

The United Nations Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Fund (UNAIDS) has calculated that 600,000 people, including men and women of all ages, live with HIV in Brazil. Of these, 116,000 need antiretroviral therapy and receive it free of charge through the public health...

WASHINGTON, July 7 — The White House acknowledged for the first time today that President Bush was relying on incomplete and perhaps inaccurate information from American intelligence agencies when he declared, in his State of the Union speech, that Saddam Hussein had...

DAVID E. SANGER

WASHINGTON, July 7 — The White House acknowledged for the first time today that President Bush was relying on incomplete and perhaps inaccurate information from American intelligence agencies when he declared, in his State of the Union speech, that Saddam Hussein had...

DAVID E. SANGER

U.S. President George W. Bush, highlighting Cuba's absence from the Summit of the Americas, on Saturday touted the benefits of democracy and said "freedom will come" one day for Cuba.

"Only one country in the western hemisphere is not represented (at the summit),...

04/21/2001

“The test of a first-rate intelligence,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, “is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”

If so, then the growth of the green economy—embraced by corporations,...

by Jason Mark and Kevin Danaher

It is not necessary to be an anti-globalization activist to worry about the trade negotiations between Peru and the United States. You just have to be a woman. All trade agreements negotiated by the Bush administration have ignored the internationally recognized right to...

06/13/2004

Thousands of families have already been moved from their homes in the centre of the capital Phnom Penh, and more evictions are set to follow.

The authorities say this is a necessary part of Cambodia's development.

But in its report Amnesty disputes this, and...

Guy De Launey

Thousands of families have already been moved from their homes in the centre of the capital Phnom Penh, and more evictions are set to follow.

The authorities say this is a necessary part of Cambodia's development.

But in its report Amnesty disputes this, and...

Guy De Launey

The other day I was reading a study from Professor Arturo Valenzuela, the
director of the Center of Latin American Studies at Gerorgetown University
in Washington, D.C. The information in the article that comes to us from
the center of the "Empire" are...

Joao Pedro Stedile

El domingo 5 de febrero se realizaron las elecciones nacionales en Costa Rica.
Estas mostraron un fortalecimiento del sentir ciudadano de nuestro pueblo, y su resistencia a la corrupción y a las políticas neoliberales que ha impulsado el bipartidismo en las dos...