Opinion

                
  • We Charge Genocide: The cry rings true 52 years later

    We Charge Genocide: The cry rings true 52 years later

    February 21, 2003

    Just over half a century ago, Paul Robeson and William L. Patterson, two giants of the struggle for African-American equality, delivered to the United Nations a petition titled “We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against...

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  • The January unemployment numbers

    The January unemployment numbers

    February 21, 2003

    It’s been said that two swallows don’t make a spring. But that didn’t stop The New York Times writer who hailed the 0.3 percent decline in the official unemployment rate last month as the “first signs”...

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  • Feminist response to State of the Union address

    Feminist response to State of the Union address

    February 14, 2003

    George Bush’s State of the Union speech was the public kickoff of his taxpayer-funded public relations campaign to convince an increasingly skeptical public that all is well – or will be if we just put our...

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  • The same thing is happening

    The same thing is happening

    February 14, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Ryo Kumasaka, one of the 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry who were rounded up and forced into U.S. concentration camps during World War II, worries that history may be repeating itself.

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  • (Some) heroes recognized at last

    (Some) heroes recognized at last

    February 7, 2003

    Let’s hear it for heroes. Not the fantasy “super-heroes” depicted in action movies, but real-life workaday Americans who risk their careers and reputations to take a principled stand for what’s right. Time magazine just honored three...

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