Analysis

                
  • Which way will Mississippi go?

    Which way will Mississippi go?

    February 21, 2003

    As a young child growing up in Chicago I enjoyed the stories from my friends about their summer vacations in Mississippi. I wondered why my parents refused to let me visit there. Once I saw a...

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  • Lies, obfuscation and plagiarism

    Lies, obfuscation and plagiarism

    February 21, 2003

    Lies, obfuscation, denial, hyperbole and now outright plagiarism characterize the U.S. right-wing-led push to war against the people of Iraq. When U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (in his Feb. 5 UN exhortation to war) referred...

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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    February 21, 2003

    The American people are not a ‘focus group’ On Feb. 15-16 a new peace movement was born. A movement that represents the people’s heartfelt concerns that international problems be resolved peacefully, instead of what the Bush...

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

    We Charge Genocide: The cry rings true 52 years later

    February 21, 2003 By Tim Wheeler

    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 the Negro People.”

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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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