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June 2006 Issue:

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Homelessness: Crime against humanity

Los Angeles is one of the richest and glitziest of American cities. It also has the dubious distinction of being the "US homeless capital." Over 90,000 human beings wander its streets, eating from garbage cans, sleeping on doorsteps or in ghettos on cardboard boxes, alongside the majestic skyscrapers that light up the downtown skyline.


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Juneteenth: Workers Join Hands to Confront a Growing Poverty

On June 19, 1862, Congress abolished slavery in the U.S. territories. This historic event is celebrated as "Juneteenth." Juneteenth also provides the opportunity to make a sober appraisal of where these descendants are in the journey up from slavery and to determine what lies ahead for all workers.

Today, after 144 years of unceasing struggle, Juneteenth 2006 finds the majority of African Americans sinking further into economic and social circumstances that recall the bleak times of Jim Crow and the Great Depression of the 1930s.


Also In this Issue:

"What you did for the least of these, you did for me."

Ohioans rally for health care

Can’t wait for tomorrow

People's Tribune Radio Programs

Detroit water battle surges ahead

A Tribute to Vallory Johnson -- A Leader and Water Warrior

The Future is Up to Us!


Poetry a truth that 'defies and deconstructs power,' says San Francisco's poet laureate

Human Star

Video shows California chapter of National Action Network in action

Auto giants re-organizing and re-tooling: What About Us?

'We're in a battle to increase the living standards of the people,' says Alabama state senator

New Battles Over Dixie

Whirlpool slashes jobs; Boycott Whirlpool

Benton Harbor Residents Speak Out

Infant deaths rise in Benton Harbor