Friday, April 10, 1998

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  • Nevada Test Site

    Over fifty years ago, the Trinity Nuclear Test in Nevada effectively began the Nuclear Age. And the US government’s nuclear program has been devastating the land of the Western Shoshone people ever since. This week activists from across the country will go to the Test Site in Nevada for demonstrations against the nuclear tests.

  • Corporate Mergers

    Topping news headlines this week was the corporate merger between insurance and investment banking giant Travelers and Citicorp, the banking and credit card multinational. The deal — the largest in corporate history — was received with unabashed enthusiasm on Wall Street as well as in the corporate media.

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