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  • Wal-Mart freeloads off Georgia kids

    Wal-Mart freeloads off Georgia kids

    May 13, 2005

    Thousands of Georgia kids are going without health care as a result of Wal-Mart’s freeloading on the state’s health care program for poor children, according to a state legislator in Georgia, where a $5 million health...

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  • Puerto Ricans fight against death penalty

    Puerto Ricans fight against death penalty

    May 13, 2005

    A U.S. federal court in Puerto Rico may sentence two men to death this week, contrary to the wishes of most Puerto Ricans and in violation of the island nation’s Constitution. The situation highlights the issue...

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  • Labor cant win in a house divided

    Labor cant win in a house divided

    May 13, 2005

    Like no other time in the last 50 years, a united labor movement is critical to defending the working class and the American people. It is decisive to any hope for a progressive agenda for the...

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  • Soldier refuses Armys order to go to Iraq

    Soldier refuses Armys order to go to Iraq

    May 13, 2005

    PHILADELPHIA — Carl Webb, a U.S. soldier who had re-enlisted in 2001, found out two weeks before his contract was up in 2004 that the Army was extending his enlistment — without his consent — under...

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  • Red Lake tragedy has roots in inequities

    Red Lake tragedy has roots in inequities

    May 13, 2005 By Susan Webb

    In the wake of the March 21 shooting at Red Lake Indian Reservation, Native Americans and advocates for children say the tragedy has its roots in racism, the oppression of Native Americans, and misplaced national priorities...

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