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February 2007 Issue:

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Editorial

What African American history means for all of us

It is through the history of the struggle of Black Americans for equality that the real history of the U.S. is revealed. From the "three-fifths Compromise" of the 1787 Constitutional Convention to the present, American history, at its core, is the history of the unceasing efforts of the U.S. ruling class to keep the Black masses "in their place" in order to guarantee the domination of the U.S. working class as a whole.

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Cover Story

The American people take a stand for peace

Now that a powerful, broadly based movement against the Iraq war is taking shape, it is time for revolutionaries to make some assessment of that movement and its goals. Otherwise the revolutionaries will be swept along by the growing strength of the spontaneous movement and will not be able to make an independent contribution as to the direction of the struggle for peace.

In order to understand peace, we must first understand war.

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Extreme Makeover: America needs one

Why is African American history at the heart of American history?

'Massachusetts plan' would end health care as we know it

Budget crisis hits Cook County -- Residents rally against planned cuts

People of New Orleans still fighting, says organizer

Chicago People's Tribune benefit raises $2,500

The Homelessness Radio Marathon, Feb. 20-21

'The time has come for new leaders!'

Group wants to help parolees get educated, avoid jail

Protest at Chicago HUD office forces negotiations with Midwest director

Corruption at HUD helps push poor people of color out of Chicago

Tenants burn stoves at night to stay warm

'Let my father have justice,' says Michigan woman

Voices from Benton Harbor: Charges challenged in vote fraud trial