The theme of the 2004 summer Olympic Games is "celebrate humanity," yet the workers who make the gear and clothing for the upcoming Olympics suffer terribly inhumane working conditions and have few rights.
The week of July 26 to 29 is the week of the Democratic National Convention. In order to ensure our voices are heard, two separate days of marches are currently planned. These events are to be opening and closing events for the protests against the DNC.
From health care workers to janitors to public employees, Boston is poised to be the battleground for major contract fights this summer. Thousands of union sisters and brothers will be throwing the bosses' backs against the wall to demand better contracts and the dignity they deserve.
Afghan troops jave detained a man identified as Jonathan K. Idema -- the subject of a United States military press center warning. Two years ago, J. Keith Idema, an American civilian adviser to the Afghan United Front, was interviewed on CBS' "60 Minutes"