Albany County Issues a Peace Dividend Proclamation

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*+-Lawrence Wittner: The legislature of Albany County, New York has approved a proclamation calling upon Congress to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, cut the U.S. military budget, and use the savings to fund vital public programs at home.

The Willis Edwards I Knew

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*+-Jasmyne Cannick: The flying headlines and blog posts about Willis Edwards’ death and him being openly gay were just as disrespectful and illustrate the disconnect between us and them.