Tuesday, March 24, 1998

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  • Update On Imprisoned Activist

    Recently Democracy Now! interviewed anti-nuclear activist Philip Berrigan currently in a Virginia prison for anti-nuclear activism. Berrigan is one of the founders of the Plowshares Movement taking its inspiration from the Biblical prophet Isaiah calling people to beat swords into plowshares.

  • Clinton Touches Down in Uganda

    In Uganda, the Clinton’s focus on education. The Clinton’s visited school outside the capital of Kampala. President Clinton pledged $120 million to train more teachers and connect African countries to the Internet.

  • Look Behind the Fancy Label

    U.S. trade with China is soaring. In the last 15 years, China has become one of the most important manufacturing zones for U.S. corporations, especially apparel companies. Attracted by cheap labor, and a business-friendly climate, companies like Ann Taylor, Kathie Lee/WalMart, Liz Claiborne and Ralph Lauren have now moved much of their production away from the textile mills of the American south and into the free trade zones of South China.

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