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A U.S. military accident in Puerto Rico has fueled opposition to U.S. military bases and troops stationed there. During a training session in April, U.S.
Stop the Killing, Fast!
The Supreme Court upheld the death penalty in June, but that didn’t deter the Abolitionist Action Committee from holding its sixth annual Fast and Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty
Jobs for Everyone
A bipartisan group of House and Senate members re-introduced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (EDNA) in June.
The ashes of Mitch Snyder, a renowned activist for homeless people, were laid to rest in a June ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Clinton Plan 'Mere Public Relations'
The Clinton administration’s 1996 plan for dealing with African debt was "mere public relations"
Unity Against Sexual Trafficking
One-hundred and thirty-eight national religious leaders announced in June their support for the Freedom From Sexual Trafficking Act of 1999, introduced earlier this year by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH).
Dismantling the SOA
Nearly 4,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., in May to tell President Clinton and Congress that the U.S. training of Latin American death squads must stop.
Booming Economy a Bust for the Poor
So much talk was on the Dow breaking 10,000 that hardly anyone noticed the decline in net worth of the average worker.
For the Forgiveness of Debts
Following the story of Jesus path to Golgotha, 150 people gathered on Good Friday at the U.S. Capitol for the Economic Way of the Cross.
While reporting in Peru three years ago, American journalist Lori Berenson was convicted of treason and imprisoned after a trial by a hooded judge in a military tribunal.
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