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A widely published investigative journalist was tackled, punched and arrested Sunday afternoon by a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy who tried to confiscate his camera outside the elections supervisor's headquarters.

About 600 people were standing in line waiting...

By Jane Daugherty

A widely published investigative journalist was tackled, punched and arrested Sunday afternoon by a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy who tried to confiscate his camera outside the elections supervisor's headquarters.

About 600 people were standing in line waiting...

By Jane Daugherty

Stripping convicted felons of the right to vote is a slap at America's democratic ideals. Many states are backing away from this policy, understanding at last that voting rights are in fact basic human rights that should be abridged only in the rarest circumstances. That...

Editorial Board

Stripping convicted felons of the right to vote is a slap at America's democratic ideals. Many states are backing away from this policy, understanding at last that voting rights are in fact basic human rights that should be abridged only in the rarest circumstances. That...

Editorial Board

Ever since the earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia on
26th December there has been a profusion of figures in the
headlines, increasing remorselessly: the number of victims, the
cost of the damage, the amount of international aid. And a...

By Damien Millet and Eric Toussaint*

Our nation is presently engaged in a debate about whether to launch a war against Iraq. Leaks of various strategies for an attack on Iraq appear with regularity. The Bush administration vows regime change, but states that no decision has been made whether, much less when...

Brent Scowcroft

Joan Armatrading’s statement posted on her homepage calling on leaders of Israel and Palestine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas and Khaled Meshal, to “take that step” to solve “the problem” is a backwards way of acknowledging protests of her recent concert in Tel Aviv...

La historia

Aunque los grupos paramilitares o de autodefensa fueron, en un principio, amparados por la ley, en su evolución van quedando al servicio de grandes propietarios rurales y de narcotraficantes interesados en proteger sus territorios.

El...

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La historia

Aunque los grupos paramilitares o de autodefensa fueron, en un principio, amparados por la ley, en su evolución van quedando al servicio de grandes propietarios rurales y de narcotraficantes interesados en proteger sus territorios.

El...

(article in Spanish)

Fueron posesionados como Coordinadores General y Alterno de Negociaciones Internacionales del Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC) con Estados Unidos, Juan Carlos Iturri y Julio Alvarado respectivamente. Ambos son considerados los embajadores bolivianos responsables de...


I didn't expect to be standing here, by these graves, tears rolling down my face. But then, I didn't expect a lot of things when I came to Iran.

I didn't expect Tweetie Bird, platform shoes and nail polish. I didn't expect to see ex-Wildcat basketball...

by Judy Carlock

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Smarting at its exclusion from the Summit of the Americas in Quebec on grounds of its lack of democracy, Havana hit back on
Saturday at summit host Canada as a puppet of Washington's "anti-Cuban" policy.

"We wonder if Canadian policy towards Cuba is being...

Andrew Cawthorne

For many people in the United States, $30 is relatively small amount of
money. It’s the cost of taking the family out to the movies, or the price of
a pair of pants. If you’re feeling romantic, thirty dollars can buy a dinner
for two—or maybe a fancy box...

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In what may be the first subpoena of its kind in decades, a federal judge
has ordered a university to turn over records about a gathering of anti-war
activists.

In addition to the subpoena of Drake University, subpoenas were served this
past week...

We were born between the flowers and the heat radiating from the mineral springs, since childhood we learn how to walk the mountain and to store water between the rocks; we pray to the hills, celebrate the sky, and from this, all things are born.
The forest’s that...

A plume of smoke visible Tuesday afternoon at El Segundo's Chevron refinery was traced to a fire on the seal of an above-ground tank, officials said.

A refinery fire crew responded about 1:30 p.m. to the tank that holds sour, processed water in the center of the...

By Kristin S. Agostoni and Andrea Woodhouse

WASHINGTON — Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford Jr., once a favorite of environmentalists, has become their prime target in an increasingly vitriolic campaign against gas-guzzling vehicles.
In full-page national newspaper ads that began appearing Wednesday, the groups...

Jeff Plungis

WASHINGTON — Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford Jr., once a favorite of environmentalists, has become their prime target in an increasingly vitriolic campaign against gas-guzzling vehicles.
In full-page national newspaper ads that began appearing Wednesday, the groups...

Jeff Plungis