Friday, September 25, 1998

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  • Critical Resistance Addresses Prison Issues

    This weekend a conference is taking place at the University of California, Berkeley called Critical Resistance. Prison activist and former Black Panther, Angela Davis, is among the chief organizers. Davis served a prison term during the 1970s.

  • King Leopold’s Ghost Survives in the Congo

    The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Laurent Kabila continues to fight a rebellion in his country that he says is being backed by Uganda and Rwanda. This week, the Congo blasted the United Nations for not stopping this outside intervention in the country. A little known period in the Congo’s history, back to the late 1800s, an estimated 10 million Congolese were slaughtered under the regime of King Leopold II of Belgium.

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