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Baghdad: City of Fearnew

When paranoia isn't paranoia.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  08-07-2007  |  International

Letter from Lesothonew

Experiencing the charm, beauty and challenges of a poor African nation.
Isthmus  |  Madeline Uranek  |  08-07-2007  |  International

The Wounds of Warnew

Iraq's medical system has all but collapsed, leaving victims of violence in dire straits.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  08-06-2007  |  International

Nuns Fight Lead Poisoning Tragedy in Perunew

Stories travel between La Oroya, Peru, Springfield, Illnois and between the Dominican sisters in each city who have stepped forward to share them on behalf of those silenced by Doe Run Peru, the company whose metal smelter is accused of spewing lead and other life-threatening toxins.
Illinois Times  |  Amanda Robert  |  08-02-2007  |  International

Islamic Democracy Unveiled in Turkeynew

Muslim win is no cause for fear.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  07-27-2007  |  International

Mission: Implausiblenew

The CIA has disavowed any knowledge of the alleged plot against Laos by Vang Pao and others -- at least one defense attorney doesn't buy it.
OC Weekly  |  Nick Schou  |  07-24-2007  |  International

Women in a Hostile Nation: Part 1new

The horrifying downward spiral of women's rights in Iraq.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  07-24-2007  |  International

Human Rights, Coal and Capitalism in Colombianew

The families of three slain Colombian union leaders have come to Birmingham, Ala., to sue Drummond Ltd. for choosing sides in the civil war and abetting the right-wing paramilitaries in exchange for protection for its enormous open-pit coal mine.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Kyle Whitmire  |  07-23-2007  |  International

This Iraqi Lifenew

The daily struggles of a war-torn nation.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  07-17-2007  |  International

Iraqi Labor Leaders Visit Milwaukeenew

They explained their opposition to the oil law and U.S. occupation.
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  07-16-2007  |  International

The U.S. of Africa?new

Most are quick to ridicule the idea of a unified African state, but it's the struggling continent's only hope.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  07-13-2007  |  International

LA County Fed Forms Partnership With Shanghai Unions

It's the first formal relationship between a U.S. central labor council and their equivalent in China.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  07-12-2007  |  International

Have Gun, Will Travelnew

Outdated tips for a tourist in Iraq.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  07-10-2007  |  International

The Secret Generalnew

Vang Pao did the U.S. government's dirty work during the Vietnam War -- now they've arrested him.
OC Weekly  |  Nick Schou  |  07-10-2007  |  International

Kurdistan on the Brinknew

Iraq's bloody civil war is creeping north, into the last refuge of a civilized society.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  07-03-2007  |  International

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