Veterans Face Jail Time After Debate Protest

By HANNAH WOLFE Ten members of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), along with five non-veteran supporters, pleaded not guilty to charges of disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order in a court appearance on November 10. A member of the Iraq Veterans...

Economy in Crisis

By ERIN THOMPSON When some of the world’s biggest banks nearly went broke in September, the U.S. government stepped in and provided more than $700 billion to help them stay in business. But for most people struggling to pay back home loans offered by those same banks,...

No Child Labor in This Chocolate

Sixth-grade students from PS 34 in New York City tell readers about a class campaign for fair trade. PHOTO: cacoa34.blogspot.com By KIARA ANNDELORES KENNEDY When I was in fifth grade we read articles about child labor. In some countries, like Brazil, children ages...

Economic Meltdown

Higher prices for food and energy, rising unemployment and more businesses closing their doors all show that the global economy is in crisis. Most economists believe the economy is in recession or even a depression like in the 1930s. The poor are those who suffer the...