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Protesters Heckle Wolfowitz at World Bank Lecture in Atlanta (UPDATE 1)

Photographs by Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — Paul Wolfowitz was interrupted four times by a total of five protesters tonight during his invited Leo and Berry Eizenstat Memorial lecture on the World Bank at the Ahavath Achim Synagogue. The title of his speech was Why Africa Matters to Americans. One protester, Justin Carter, 20, who stood wearing an anti-Wolfowitz t-shirt, […]

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McKinney’s Full Remarks on Bush Impeachment Bill

(APN) ATLANTA — US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) today became the first US Congresswoman to introduce Articles of Impeachment against President Bush, as well as Vice President Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. Atlanta Progressive News has obtained the following remarks prepared by the Congresswoman, and has learned she was not allowed to read them on the US House […]

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Israeli Nuclear Weapons Whistleblower Speaks Out

By Joe Parko, Special to the Atlanta Progressive News (APN) JERUSALEM — Ever since Mordechai Vanunu, the Israeli Nuclear Technician, confirmed the existence of Israel’s nuclear weapons program with his photographs of the secret underground bomb facility published in the London Sunday Times in 1986, the world has known Israel has been making nuclear bombs but has pretended they do […]

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E-Voting Critic Runs for Dem Chair in Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA — Donzella James, a former Georgia State Senator, US Congressional candidate, and elections integrity advocate, has decided to run for Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News has learned in an exclusive. In related news, Carlotta Harrell, who recently ran for School Superintendent and was considering the DPG Chairpersonship, has decided not to run, in […]

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Georgia Fights Donzella James E-Voting Lawsuit

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox’s Office has challenged Donzella JamesÂ’s lawsuit regarding electronic voting in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) has learned. James filed the lawsuit after her the so-called election results showed US Rep. David Scott (D-GA) beat her in the Democratic Primary. James argued that because Georgia elections are essentially meaningless, so long as […]

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Donzella James Eyes Georgia Dem Party Chairmanship

(APN) ATLANTA — Donzella James, a former Georgia State Senator and progressive Democratic opponent to US Rep. David Scott (D-GA) in the recent Primary, is eyeing the Chairmanship for the Georgia Democratic Party, James tells Atlanta Progressive News. James received national acclaim for her groundbreaking lawsuit against the State of Georgia for certifying her so-called Primary results even though Georgia […]

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US Rep. John Lewis’s Hypocrisy Continues (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — It’s now apparent US Congressman John Lewis’s (D-GA) spokesperson was not being honest with Atlanta Progressive News (APN) when she said Lewis doesn’t get involved in local races by supporting local candidates. Recently, US Rep. Lewis supported Fulton County Commissioner candidate John Eaves, who won the seat. Lewis’s support was promoted by Eaves and his campaign in […]

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Hearings Begin On Bush’s Nuclear Plans, New Plutonium Plant Sparks Public Debate

(APN) NORTH AUGUSTA, SOUTH CAROLINA — “The product is a nuclear bomb. They kill people like you and me,” Allison Peeler, a college-age volunteer with Carolina Peace, said, crying during an impassioned speech here at a public hearing on Bush’s plans for a new plutonium pits plant. “A [plutonium] pit is the central core of a nuclear weapon typically containing […]

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Buckner Defends Votes, Promises Reform; Handel Opposes VRA

(APN) ATLANTA — With the General Elections in Georgia only days away, an elections integrity advocacy group has issued a controversial endorsement of a Republican candidate for Secretary of State (SOS), Karen Handel. Their non-partisan assessment of all SOS candidates finds Democratic candidate Gail Buckner to have the least favorable record on elections integrity, while Handel has one of the […]

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Governor Perdue Attacks Health Care in Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA –“Our state has an absolute moral obligation to protect and care for children receiving state services. Georgians are a compassionate people and we all share in the responsibility of caring for the children of this state,” Governor Sonny Perdue states on the Governor’s website. His official quote sure sounds principled and definitive. However, Perdue’s Fiscal Year 2004 budget […]

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Governor Perdue Has Record of Hypocrisy and Ethical Violations

(APN) ATLANTA — Since his days as a Georgia State Senator, Governor Sonny Perdue has an established record of corruption and contempt for the law. From flying state-owned helicopters without a license, to giving testimony under oath refuted by three others, to shady land-deals and tax loopholes, it is no wonder he is the only Georgia Governor found guilty by […]

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