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  • Extreme poverty up sharply among Black children

    Extreme poverty up sharply among Black children

    May 15, 2003

    The number of African-American children living in the harshest, most extreme conditions of poverty has climbed to its highest level in 23 years, according to a recent study by the Washington DC-based Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)....

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  • CBTU stays in the forefront

    CBTU stays in the forefront

    May 15, 2003

    “The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) has to be the lightning rod to mobilize labor to formulate actions to turn things around,” stated Lew Moye, chairman of the organization’s St. Louis chapter. Moye expects St....

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  • We protest the war  and remember

    We protest the war and remember

    May 9, 2003

    Opinion We forget stories at our peril. Stories of violence, racism and militarism testify to the existence of an overarching system. Minders of the status quo would have the rough edges of such stories glossed over,...

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  • Fleecing the family

    Fleecing the family

    May 9, 2003

    Opinion Boy, there is no shortage of creatively terrible ideas from the Republican Party these days. Those folks are just full of notions about how to make people’s lives worse – one horrible idea after another...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    May 9, 2003

    No fly-boy I had to laugh when I saw the picture of George Bush wearing full flight gear, strutting across the deck of that aircraft carrier for all the world to see. His campaign advisors will...

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