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  • Reflections on the return of school segregation

    Reflections on the return of school segregation

    February 28, 2003

    On Jan. 16, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University released a 67-page report with a grim message: racial segregation has returned to U.S. schools at levels not seen for three decades. The report has implications...

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  • WNBA  one cent on the dollar

    WNBA one cent on the dollar

    February 28, 2003

    Forty years ago this year, the Equal Pay Act was passed. In 1963 women working full-time, year-round were making just under 60 cents to a man’s dollar. It was still legal to separate the want ads...

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  • Patriotism and the media

    Patriotism and the media

    February 28, 2003

    The mass media are bombarding Americans with proclamations that the global revulsion to George Bush’s policies is “anti-American.” In a recent exchange on C-SPAN a French reporter held a copy of Le Monde, one of the...

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  • Depleted uranium

    Depleted uranium

    February 28, 2003

    It’s dirty, and it’s deadly. When you coat a shell with it, it slices through armored plating as if it was cheese, turning tanks, buildings and bomb shelters into exploding incinerators. It causes cancer among people...

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  • The madness of King George and his court

    The madness of King George and his court

    February 28, 2003 By David Eisenhower

    The imperial obsessions of the Bush administration have come under increasing clinical examination. In the process the fog of war propaganda spread on radio and TV by journalistic courtiers is beginning to lift. For more and...

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