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Early tomorrow morning, organizers of this, the third annual World Social Forum, will formally close out the weeklong event to report their conclusions to the hundreds of international reporte
The highpoint of this year's World Social Forum was reached earlier this evening when newly elected Brazilian president Luiz Ignacio "Lula" Da Silva showed up to address an outdoor crowd of a
The life of Dr.
A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that
runs near my house.
My friend Ruth Rosen, who writes a terrific column for the San
Francisco Chronicle, advised her readers to go to the antiwar
marches organized by International ANSWER but to take their o
Just hours after the third annual World Social Forum was officially inaugurated this afternoon, ten of thousands of delegates, visitors and local residents are gathering for a peace march thr
Thirty years later, abortion's political terrain is more complicated than ever.
"Our capital system is haunted by the demon of error," Illinois Governor
George Ryan said on January 11, clearing his state's death row as his
final act of office.
Abandons pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Rejects Kyoto Protocol.
Bush's handpicked delegates disrupt global conferences on women's