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  • A question of fairness: rights for gay couples

    A question of fairness: rights for gay couples

    November 27, 2003

    Opinion Increasingly, Americans are discovering that gay couples can be good neighbors who work, pay taxes, and contribute to their communities just like other couples. The vast majority of Americans support the kind of legal protections...

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  • The dump-Bush strategy for independent media

    The dump-Bush strategy for independent media

    November 14, 2003 By Noel Rabinowitz

    Opinion The right wing’s media strategy to slant the odds in the upcoming 2004 elections will draw from its familiar bag of tricks, with help from its ultra-wealthy friends.

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  • Du Bois before Lenin

    Du Bois before Lenin

    November 14, 2003

    Opinion This year marked the centenary of W.E.B. Du Bois’ most famous book, Souls of Black Folk. It fell in a year wracked by warfare and capitalist deceit. The fraud of weapons of mass destruction sent...

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  • Capitalism is corrupting medical science

    Capitalism is corrupting medical science

    November 7, 2003

    Opinion Profitability for drug companies is high. Nine percent of the income of Fortune 500 drug companies went for profits in 1970, 18 percent in 2002. To keep profits up, the industry strives for “vertical integration”...

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  • Lying is a way of life in the Bush administration

    Lying is a way of life in the Bush administration

    November 7, 2003

    Opinion District Council 1707 has hundreds of members living and working in the area referred to as “ground zero.” Our offices are on the north side of Canal Street, the northern boundary of the area directly...

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