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  • Farmworkers vow big vote vs. recall

    Farmworkers vow big vote vs. recall

    September 5, 2003

    DELANO, Calif. – Hundreds of farm workers and their families gathered at “Forty Acres,” the United Farm Worker’s (UFW) most hallowed ground, Aug. 30, and cheered as UFW President Arturo Rodriguez denounced the ultra-right attempt to...

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  • Yale strike ignites struggle for justice

    Yale strike ignites struggle for justice

    September 5, 2003

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As several thousand striking Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital workers picketed, rallied and sat-in, they were joined by Rev. Jesse Jackson, who likened their struggle for economic justice to the...

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  • California labor thunders, ‘No recall!’

    California labor thunders, ‘No recall!’

    August 29, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    LOS ANGELES – In a display of unity and fighting spirit, 600 union leaders from across the Golden State met at a special convention here Aug. 26 and voted unanimously to mobilize a huge vote Oct....

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  • Bush Iraq policy seen as failure

    Bush Iraq policy seen as failure

    August 29, 2003 By Susan Webb

    Following the devastating bombing of the United Nations office in Baghdad, talk is increasingly turning to the failure of the Bush administration’s unilateralist Iraq policies and its “war on terrorism.”

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  • King anniversary marchers pledge voter drive

    King anniversary marchers pledge voter drive

    August 29, 2003

    WASHINGTON – In an atmosphere charged by the “war on terror” and the Bush administration’s severe curtailments of civil rights, thousands of people marched and rallied here Aug. 23 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the...

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