Ray LeForest is a labor organizer and co-coordinator of the Haiti Support Network, based in New York City. He spoke with Between The Lines' Denise Manzari about the political tension in Haiti and the forces that may have been behind these latest attacks(A RealAudio Version of this interview may be found At http://www.btlonline.org).
Nader held a rally in Portland, OR, on Sat. Aug. 4. While superficially a success, it was seriously flawed in some important ways. Nader plans to make a national tour of this, and it is important that local Greens have the *real* story of what happened in Portland, so they can better make up their minds about their involvement.
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report is broad-
casting Wednesday, August 8 from 8-9pm over WBAI RADIO IN EXILE over www.wbix.org.Tonight we explore 3 crises:
Argentina financial meltdown, Welfare in the U.S. and continuing purges at WBAI-Pacifica.
On August 18 Let Cuba Live, Quebec-Cuba friendship society, and Pastors for Peace will challenge U.S. blockade of Cuba by attempting to deliver medical aid for the people of Cuba at the Coburn Gore, Maine border checkpoint. They will also demand release of aid seized by U.S. Customs on July 2.