CHICAGO – Meeting in the context of the continuing U.S. bombing of Afghanistan and the danger of expansion of the war into Iraq, intensified Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people and mounting danger of use of nuclear weapons, some 70 peace and justice activists from 14 states met here March 16-17 to chart a fightback against the increasingly reckless actions of the Bush administration. For the entire article, click on the headline. To visit the official site of the Stop The War march, click here.
After being told they couldn’t chant on the grounds of the Congress building, hundreds of students from around the country gathered near the Capitol to advance their policy agenda for 2002.
The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week again proposed agreements for U.S.-Cuban cooperation in fighting drug trafficking, illegal immigration and terrorism.
On April 20 people of goodwill from across our beautiful land will gather in our nation’s capital and demand in one voice that the reckless hand of the warmakers in the White House and elsewhere be stayed.
TEL AVIV – The renewed efforts of the Bush administration and the European Union (EU) summit, as well as the growing Israeli and international demand for a change in Israel’s policy opening the road to peace, have given rise to a ray of hope, albeit dimmed by continuing bloody events.
According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, the median annual income in the year 2000 for all women working full time was 73 percent of what men earned.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – On March 18, over 100 people protested a fundraiser for the Senate campaign of Rep. Jim Talent (R-Mo.) at the St. Louis Convention Center. President George W. Bush, the event’s guest of honor, was met with chants as he entered the event.
CHICAGO – Housing is becoming a nightmare for low- and middle-income families here.
WASHINGTON – Leaders of the movement that blocked Judge Charles W. Pickering from a seat on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hailed the victory but warned that it will be the opening shot of a “full-blown war over judicial nominations” if George W. Bush continues to nominate hardline extremists to the federal bench. For the entire article, click on the headine. Click to see the press releases put out on this issue by the NAACP, NOW and People for the American Way.
Paul Ginsberg, president of the Center for Studying Health Systems Change (HSC), says there are at least 7.4 million working-age Americans with chronic illnesses who lack any health insurance coverage.