Opinion

                
  • The Everglades: Saving Floridas river of grass

    The Everglades: Saving Floridas river of grass

    May 7, 2003

    Members of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) were selling T-shirts at the Bailey General Store on this barrier island along Florida’s Gulf coast a few days before Earth Day, April 22. In observance of Earth Day...

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  • Anti-immigrant bills pushed in Texas

    Anti-immigrant bills pushed in Texas

    May 7, 2003

    Two pieces of Texas legislation, House Bill 1845 (authored by Rep. Todd Smith) and Senate Bill 944 (authored by Sen. Steve Ogden), propose that immigrants carry new driver’s licenses that would identify them as non-citizens. These...

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  • The road to a national health plan

    The road to a national health plan

    May 7, 2003

    In an address to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 23, 1993, Clinton pledged to deliver universal health insurance to the country. Under Clinton’s proposal, everyone in the United States would carry a card signifying...

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  • Sacrifice

    Sacrifice

    May 7, 2003

    Sacrifice. That is the watchword for the moment. After three years of slowing and now stagnant growth in the U.S. economy, Americans are asked by the economic lords and their media lapdogs to sacrifice for the...

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  • In defense of Cuba and human rights

    In defense of Cuba and human rights

    May 7, 2003

    News Analysis As we still hear shots in Baghdad, see smoke from bombed neighborhoods and hear that the humanitarian crisis in Iraq is reaching calamitous proportions, new targets are being identified for future bellicose actions. But...

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