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Kissinger’s holocausts

People from a dozen or more anti-war organizations gathered in front of the Hyatt Regency Hotel to confront former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, named keynote speaker for the Awards Banquet of the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Continue reading

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Chile re-inters miners

Despite overwhelming evidence against the mine owners, a judge ruled that no one was responsible for the mine collapse in Chile that trapped 33 miners three years ago. Continue reading

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Thatcher is dead, Thatcherism persists

From the new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters: Thatcher is dead, Thatcherism persists London, England–They gathered openly, in the streets, in the hundreds. They shouted. They cheered. Flags were waved, music was played. Yet this was not just … Continue reading

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World in View: Students awaken Chile

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Students awaken Chile Hundreds of thousands of students–teenagers, and college students–have taken to the streets of Santiago, the capital, and the cities of Concepción, Valparaíso and Temuco, among … Continue reading

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Chilean miners’ rescue evokes many views

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Chilean miners’ rescue evokes many views It is Oct. 13 and I am visually and sonically inundated with blow-by-blow descriptions of the Chilean miner rescue operation. TV, radio and newspapers have … Continue reading

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