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Cars and light trucks guzzle 40% of U.S. oil and emit 20% of the nation's carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution. Each gallon of gasoline burned pumps 28 pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere-19 from the tailpipe and nine pounds from upstream refining, transporting and refueling.
This so-called road map to peace that was delivered to the Palestinian and Israeli governments today is just a continuation of the unstated Bush regime policy of "no negotiations as long as there's violence which means no negotiations at all ever".
On May 1, a 500 person rally for immigrants' rights was held in front of Boston City Hall. One major concern was securing amnesty for all undocumented immigrants. The speakers emphasized that immigrants came here looking for a better life and contributed a great deal to the country. Since September 11, immigrants-especially those from Arab or Muslim countries-face greater persecution under the USA PATRIOT Act.
"Practically there is no legal way for workers in Switzerland to defend themselves against discrimination," said Galizia. "Someone who feels he or she is a victim of racial discrimination should be able to find help."