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‘Don’t pick our pockets to line your own’ (tags)
“Privatizing Social Security may be good business for Charles Schwab, but it’s a bad deal for working Americans,” Chicago Federation of Labor President Dennis Gannon told the multiracial and multigenerational crowd of 300 that overflowed the sidewalk in front of the giant investment firm’s office here. “The stock market is a gamble,” Gannon continued, “I’ve got a mother who is 83, a daughter who is 22 and I’m 52. Privatization puts us all in jeopardy.”
County Fed gears up for offensive (tags)
L.A. labor council holds historic congress building labor community unity for progressive issues. .
New American Freedom Summer 2004 (tags)
Volunteer immigrant rights activists work to maiximize voter turnout in key immigrant communities in project commemorating the 40th anniversary of Freedom Summer 1964
Take Back America Meeting (tags)
Progressive Democrats call for strong program, grass roots organizing
Corporate Greed In Health (tags)
Some short notes from health care column in the Peoples Weekly World on corporate greed in health care.
Rep. Becerra On Iraq War (tags)
Becerra tells voters Rumsfeld has to go, no blank check for Iraq war, no to draft--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
5 De Mayo - Its Not Just History (tags)
Reactionaries who supported clericalism, racism, militarism, occupation, and international finance invaded Mexico 142 years ago, Bush & Republican Congress just as reactionary today..
Forget the Alamo (tags)
Jim Bowie other Lone Star Staters were slavers.
Bush tax cut leaves 16 million kids behind (tags)
CHICAGO – With eyes as big as headlights, Tatiana Graves is the center of the world to her doting family. It’s hard to imagine anyone leaving this chubby-cheeked cherub behind.
November 5 battle cry: Defeat the right wing (tags)
People's Weekly World Newspaper, Oct 19, 2002 Interviews with labor, civil rights, women’s and peace organizations reveal a concerted nationwide campaign to maximize voter turnout in the Nov. 5 elections in an effort to wrest control of the House of Representatives from the Republican right wing and increase the one-vote Democratic margin in the Senate. A net gain of seven seats will give the Democrats control of the House.
A threat to humanity: Bush’s new military doctrine (tags)
People's Weekly World Newspaper, Oct 19, 2002 Three weeks ago the Bush administration announced a new strategic-military policy. Named “The National Security Strategy of the United States,” the document contains little that has not been said earlier by Bush and his foreign policy aides.
The economy: Nothing to remain silent about (tags)
Nearly two months have passed since President Bush hosted an “economic summit” – a flop the People’s Weekly World headlined as “all show and no go.” As events have since shown, we may have understated the case:
Bush rewards bosses, invokes Taft-Hartley (tags)
LOS ANGELES – The labor movement reacted with outrage to George W. Bush’s decision to invoke the unionbusting Taft-Hartley Act to end an employer lockout of the West Coast International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). It was the first use of the law against the union since Richard Nixon invoked it in 1971 to interrupt a strike.
The Bush administration charts course towards global catastrophe (tags)
The biggest threat to world peace and our nation’s security emanates not from the caves of Afghanistan, but from the Oval Office in the White House. If anyone thought that Bush’s talk about unending war was hyperbole, they now know they were wrong.
9/11 events: Our grief is not a cry for war (tags)
NEW YORK – As events marked the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, New Yorkers, in all their diversity, turned out to remember those who died, to honor those who rushed to the aid of the World Trade Center (WTC) victims and to call for peaceful solutions to terrorism.
Suspicions emerge about Afghan bombing cover-up (tags)
Originally published by the People's Weekly World Newspaper, Aug 3, 2002, the story exposes the U.S. cover-up on Afghan civilian casualties.
Labor Rally Thursday (tags)
Rally Thursday noon in Wilmington, CA to show support for the ILWU longshore workers.
Drive launched to defend civil liberties (tags)
Drive launched to defend civil liberties Search Archive Recent Editions 2002 Editions Jun 15, 2002 Author: Tim Wheeler People's Weekly World Newspaper, Jun 15, 2002 CRYSTAL CITY, Va. – The Bush administration is moving with lightning speed to expand FBI spying and intimidation using the “war on terrorism” as a pretext, civil liberties leaders warned last week.