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South Korea on strike, North Korea on ‘ice’

Over 100,000 South Koreans, mainly workers, demonstrated in Seoul. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had his uncle, Jang Sung-thaek, executed, accused of selling off part of North Korea to foreigners and of drug trafficking. Continue reading

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Prison privatization is a crime

On Dec. 1, Aramark Correctional Services will begin running Food Service for the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC), creating another sector of low-wage workers in Michigan. In a state struggling with a high unemployment rate and flooded with low-wage dead-end jobs, 60,000 in the fast-food sector in the metro Detroit area alone, why would the state government choose to add to these statistics? Continue reading

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Save City College of San Francisco!

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Save City College of San Francisco! San Francisco–What is happening at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is something even the most avid conspiracy theorist would find hard to imagine. … Continue reading

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Blaming Post Office workers

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Blaming P.O. workers Battle Creek, Mich.–For nearly 200 years the U.S. Post Office Department functioned as a public service agency. The delivery of the mail relied almost exclusively on manual … Continue reading

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