Thursday, May 7, 1998

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  • Lecture By Noam Chomsky

    Recent talks by Noam Chomsky, the leading dissident intellectual in the United States. Noam Chomsky is a professor of Linguistic at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His topic is "Market Democracy: Doctrines and Reality". He is speaking at Winona State University.

  • Annan Accused of Inaction in Rwandan Genocide

    U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has been faced with allegations that he personally knew about the Rwandan government’s plans to exterminate minority Tutsis and ordered U.N. forces not to intervene. Though it has been public knowledge for some time that high ranking UN officials were aware of the Rwandan government’s agenda, an article in this week’s New Yorker Magazine pins the responsibility for the inaction on Annan.

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    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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