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Tuesday, July 22, 1997

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  • CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

    In the wake of the campaign finance abuse hearings taking place in Washington the past two weeks, more than 150 activists from all across the country gathered this past weekend in Raleigh, North Carolina, to talk about the need for what they call Clean Money Campaign Reform — or the public financing of local, state and federal elections.

  • PERU

    Just three short months ago, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was hailed all over the world for his attack on the Japanese Embassy residence that ended a long hostage crisis. But now, Fujimori’s popularity has hit rock bottom and his government is falling apart. Strikes and protest have hit the capital Lima and the Foreign Minister, the Defense Minister and the Justice Minister all resigned last week.