Devil’s Miner’: Real-Life Tragedy of Child Labor

Basilio and Berdino are among the more than 800 children who work in the Cerro Rico mines. Basilio is the primary supporter for his family... he is paid $4 a day to work in the mines, sometime in a double shift (24 hours).

Zimbabwe: Roadblocks go up as govt warns against protests

President Robert Mugabe issued a chilling warning last week... 'If you want an excuse for being killed, be my guest and go into the streets and demonstrate. You should not threaten us; who are you to threaten us?'


Tahj Holden vs. The Madness of March

Countless office pools, hundreds of millions in on-line betting, and multi-billion dollar TV contracts. Welcome to amateur athletics in 2006.


Book Review: Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Untold Story is literally one of the worst books that I‘ve ever read in Chinese or any other history. What is remarkable, though, is the respectful reviews that such a work has received in the press in Britain and the US.

USA Below the radar: Secret flights -Amnesty Int. Report Revealing

Amnesty International uses the term 'rendition' to describe the transfer of individuals from one country to another, by means that bypass all judicial and administrative due process.

Activists Reject GOP Anti-gay Advances to African Americans

Republican loyalists and officials have sought to spread an anti-gay message in African American churches in order to convince Black voters to 'come back home' to the Republican Party.

BURKINA FASO: Bird flu outbreak confirmed, but country unprepared

The Burkina Faso government estimated in February that a national prevention plan would alone cost 2 billion CFA (US $3,700,000) , of which just 1 million CFA was available.


3,000 Rally for Peace in Atlanta

About 3,000 peace activists from throughout the US South gathered on Saturday, April 1, in Atlanta, and marched from downtown's The King Center to midtown's Piedmont Park for the causes of peace and justice.


DeLay is Gone, But DeLayism Continues, Activists Say

Commenting on the sudden resignation of Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX), representatives of several public interest and advocacy groups are pledging to keep fighting to end corruption in Washington.

War: A Theft From Those Who Hunger

'Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed...'

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