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Table of Contents

January/February • Vol 7, No. 1


Labor

The Smithfield Strike Victory

By the Editors

Meatpacking Hell: Blood, Cold, Heat, Gore

By Jane Slaughter

North Carolina Smithfield Workers Win Against the Odds

By Scott Marshall

Why Unions Must Support The Immigrant Rights Movement

By Karega Hart

That Our Children May Have Peace

By Gregg Shotwell

United States

Robin Hood in Reverse: The Corporate Looting of the Gulf Coast

By Bill Quigley

Community Work

By Bonnie Weinstein

Friedman Made Right Call On Legalization

By Robyn Blumner

Plunging Dollar Will Set World Markets Reeling

By Heather Stewart

Economic Empire Building: The Centrality of Corruption

By James Petras

A New Class War: Haves vs. Have Mores

By Eric Konigsberg

Witness: Abu-Jamal Didnít Do It

By Valerie Russ

Live from Death Row

The Road From Oaxaca

By Mumia Abu-Jamal

Latin America

Mexican Government Steps Up Repression in Oaxaca

By Rafael Azul

Cuba: Winning The War Against Imperialism

By C. P. Chandrasekhar

Raul Castro Urges Students to Fearlessly Debate Problems of Their Revolution

By Maria Julia Mayoral and Katia Siberia Garcia

The Atrocities of Augusto Pinochet and the United States

By Roger Burbach

An Open Letter to the People and Government of the US

By James Petras

ĎItís My Party, and Iíll Cry If I Want toí: Chavez Moves Forward

By Michael A. Lebowitz

Middle East

A Dictator Created Then Destroyed by America

By Robert Fisk

The Low Profile: CNN and the New York Times Execute a Denial of History

By John Collins

Cut and Run, the Only Brave Thing to Do

By Michael Moore

Diplomatís Suppressed Document Lays Bare the Lies Behind Iraq War

By Colin Brown and Andy McSmith

Donít Count on the Democrats to End the Iraq War

By Marjorie Cohn

New Memories for Beit Haninaís Children

By Mike Odetalla

Arsenal of Marxism

Who Was Sylvia?

By Walter Lippmann

ĎIf We Are United, We Cannot Lose!í

By Sylvia Weinstein

Letters to the Editor

Letters

Back Cover

Revolutionary Greetings 2007