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We would like to invite you to help plan and build actions in support of the Charleston 5 dockers in South Carolina. Four African-American dock workers, and one white dockworker, are facing years in prison on felony charges for defending themselves against state troopers who attacked their demonstration in January 2000. A nation-wide strike at the ports is being planned for the day that the Charleston 5 go to trial in September. Please get your community and workplace groups to endorse this letter and help shut down the ports.
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, who discusses the campaign to defeat Fast Track and why her group opposes the expansion of free trade agreements without provisions protecting labor rights and the environment.
It's been over a week now since President www. Bush made his appointment of Elliot Abrams to senior director of the National Security Council's office of democracy, human rights, and international operations (if that isn't an office stuffed full of adopted idealism!)....
Clinical and facility engineers at New England Baptist Hospital in the Mission Hill section of Boston voted unanimously last night to ratify their first union contract. It is the first union contract at the Baptist Hospital and only the second within the notoriously anti-union CareGroup Healthcare Network, which the Baptist is a member of.
Many years ago the Peruvian Communist Party-started a terror campaign to drive out government officials. The leader of this was Guzman who is now in a jail in Lima. His wife died under very mysterious circumstances, although that's not too surprising because people involved with this form of communism committed many atrocities.