In Spain, opposition socialists score a dramatic election win, unseating conservatives stung by charges they provoked last week’s bombings by supporting the war in Iraq. The new Prime Minister has pledged to bring Spainish troops home from Iraq.
Vladamir Putin easily wins a second term as Russian President, with 69 percent of the vote
Bay Area labor activists demonstrate in support of the State’s Health Care for Working Families Law, while big-box retail is organizing for a repeal of the measure
The Pacifica Foundation, which owns KPFA and 4 other community radio stations, seats its first democratically elected governing board