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Issue No. 1983

“No matter what the greatest tyrant in the world, George Bush, says, millions of American people support your revolution. We are expressing our full solidarity with the Venezuelan people.”
US singer Harry Belafonte, on Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez

“President Bush presents a clear and present danger to the rule of law. He cannot be trusted to conduct the war against global terrorism with a decent respect for civil liberties.”
Bruce Fein, US right winger and deputy attorney general under Ronald Reagan

“Where we can be respected for the value that we have as human beings, and not for our bank accounts or the type of vehicle we drive. A world where workers occupy a place that they deserve.”
Zapatistas’ Subcommandante Marcos, on his vision for a new world, speaking at the start of a six month speaking tour of Mexico

“Marcos is going to have a big influence. It gives us some hope there might be some help for the poor.”
Mexican construction worker Pedro Cruz

“Vast numbers of particles have been swept into the deeper parts of the North Sea. It is difficult to see a practicable option which would remove all the particles from the marine environment.”
Norman Harrison, director of the Dounreay nuclear plant

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Sat 14 Jan 2006, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1983
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