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The Syrian Communist Party (Unified) Emphasizes the Importance of National Unity and Investigation of the Causes of the Recent Events

The Syrian Communist Party (Unified) would like to reiterate what its newspaper An-Nour said on Wednesday, 23 March 2011: it is necessary to restore normal life to Dara’a Governorate, to effectively deal with the consequences of the deplorable events which took place last week, and to do the following while dealing with the problems: 1. […]

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Ohio: The Name of the Game Is REPEAL

31 March 2011 As hundreds of union activists chanted, “Vote them out. Vote them out,” history was made yesterday as the majority of the members of the Ohio General Assembly voted in the most punishing and regressive anti-union, anti-middle class, anti-public worker bill this state has every seen. But you stood strong. > Late last […]

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China Reacts to Fukushima

  The dark cloud hanging over the future of nuclear power because of the unfolding crisis in Japan may have a silver lining in China by increasing attention to reactor safety. Within days of the earthquake that crippled the nuclear plants in Japan, the Chinese government abruptly suspended approvals for new plant construction, suspended work […]

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Jena Six Activist Convicted, Faces Decades in Prison

Jena Six Activist Convicted, Faces Decades in Prison

March 31, 2011 Caseptla Bailey and Catrina Wallace Civil rights activist Catrina Wallace, who received national acclaim for her central role in organizing protests around the Jena Six case, was convicted today of three counts of distribution of a controlled substance.  She was taken from the courtroom straight to jail after the verdict was read, […]

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Disturbing Events in Dara’a

  Syrian citizens have been shocked by the disturbing events taking place in Dara’a for the last few days, during which violence led to the death of innocent young people, the destruction of public as well as private properties, and demonstrations and unjustified violence.  Demands were raised, some dealing with Dara’a, others going beyond the […]

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