July

American Indian mascots harm students

A University of North Dakota survey using the strict guidelines of the Institutional Review Board shows that the university’s Fighting Sioux team name and logo has real effects on students.

EDITORIAL: Standing up for a free press

Do the American people have a right to know what their government is doing? For President Bush and members of his administration, the given answer would be a resounding “no.” Listening to the administration, one would get the impression that it believes that every time the press refuses to roll over and play dead the press is unpatriotic, even treasonous.

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Teamsters drive card-check campaign at Overnite

LAS VEGAS (PAI) — Reviving a campaign they suspended several years ago, the Teamsters will try to organize the 15,000 drivers for Overnite Transportation, but with a difference: they will do so via card-check.

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High court overrules tribunals

WASHINGTON — Defenders of civil liberties hailed the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision July 1 that President Bush has no authority to try thousands of detainees in military tribunals at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and at other U.S. military prisons around the world.