U.S. attorney scandal smacks of Watergate

President Bush gave Attorney General Alberto Gonzales a vote of confidence last week. But labor, peace and civil rights activists in New Mexico are raising sharp questions about Gonzales’ firing of U.S. Attorney David Iglesias, suggesting it was revenge for Iglesias’ failure to carry out the White House agenda just before the Nov. 7 elections.

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A new day in Chicago politics

CHICAGO — A coalition of the multiracial organized labor movement and its community allies scored a stunning victory in the April 17 municipal runoff elections when 8 of 12 labor-backed candidates were elected to the City Council.

Projecting labors voice in the media

NEW YORK — How can the labor movement get its message to the general public in the face of a mainstream media that either ignores or paints a negative picture of it?

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