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Today's Voice: Bush As Corporate Reformer?

by Voice4Change Friday, Jul. 19, 2002 at 8:22 PM
sgalindez@voice4change.org

The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org

Today's Voice

Voice4Change

Changing Hearts and Minds

http://www.voice4change.org

July 18, 2002

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Bush As Corporate Reformer

July 10, 2002

By Molly Ivins

We are sitting here looking at a huge mess in corporate governance, and before anyone can even get out a useful suggestion, some Republican leaps up and says, "It's all Bill Clinton's fault."

Thank you for that observation, but some of us would very much like to just get on with fixing things. As it happens, Bill Clinton did not appoint Harvey Pitt chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a position from whence Pitt has achieved the almost unimaginable distinction of getting himself criticized by The Wall Street Journal for being too close to business. Instead, Clinton appointed Arthur Levitt chairman of the SEC, and everyone from Wall Street to Main Street is now wandering around muttering, "If we'd've just listened to Arthur Levitt, we wouldn't be in this trouble." Levitt's strenuous efforts to save the system from itself were blocked by the business lobby.

http://www.voice4change.org/stories/showstory.asp?file=020718~clg.asp



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The Walk for Democracy

Why I am walking

Jeanette Wallis became an activist during the WTO Ministerial Protest in Seattle, WA on December 1, 1999 when she was tear-gassed and chased by riot police in her Capitol Hill neighborhood while walking home from the store. She began organizing because she believed in the right of the people to express their opinions about decisions that affect their lives - and has consequently been tear-gassed, beaten, pepper-sprayed, shot at with rubber bullets, and arrested while defending this right.

http://www.voice4change.org/stories/showstory.asp?file=020718~ff.asp



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News from Lori's Berenson's Parents

15 July 2002

In this update:

Lori is vindicated by Inter-American Commission

Action 1 - Call President Bush

Action 2 - Write to President Toledo

Lori is vindicated by Inter-American Commission

As we anticipated, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has vindicated Lori and has acted to bolster human rights in Perú.

http://www.voice4change.org/stories/showstory.asp?file=020718~ooa.asp



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Workers, Know Your Rights!

In March 2002, the United States Supreme Court decided, in the Hoffman Plastic Compounds v. NLRB case, that undocumented immigrant workers who have been unlawfully fired because they participated in union activities are not entitled to back pay under the National Labor Relations Act. "Back pay" has a very specific meaning under the law: it is a monetary payment that compensates a worker for wages he or she would have earned had the employer not fired her--that is, the wage he or she would have earned if s/he had been able to keep working at the company. "Back pay" does not mean wages a worker actually earned.

http://www.voice4change.org/stories/showstory.asp?file=020718~kiwa.asp



Warm Regards,

Voice4Change.org

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