April 11

                
  • LETTERS On taxpayers, Special Olympics, change, hope and life

    LETTERS On taxpayers, Special Olympics, change, hope and life

    April 4, 2009

    On taxpayers Your March 28 headline in English refers to “the taxpayers’ dole.” The Spanish headline is more accurate, referring to “the workers’ funds.” The difference is important. Once taxes are collected they belong to the...

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  • At issue: role of government

    At issue: role of government

    April 4, 2009

    At issue: role of government Government of the people, by the people, for the people. Abraham Lincoln, 1863. Today’s Republican right wants us to forget this concept. They persist in the discredited mantra, going back to...

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  • Car talk: whats wrong, whos to blame?

    Car talk: whats wrong, whos to blame?

    April 4, 2009

    President Obama’s auto task force is giving Chrysler 30 days to finalize a merger with Fiat, and General Motors 60 days to further consolidate brands, reduce debt and show additional plans to produce fuel efficient “green”...

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  • WORLDNOTES  Spain, Madagascar, South Korea, Iraq, Argentina, Cuba

    WORLDNOTES Spain, Madagascar, South Korea, Iraq, Argentina, Cuba

    April 3, 2009

    Spain: Students rebel Student demonstrations and occupations resumed nationwide last month against the 10-year-old Bologna process aimed at creating uniformity among European universities. Months of protests culminated March 18 when tens of thousands demonstrated, calling for...

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  • Communities rally for worker rights bill

    Communities rally for worker rights bill

    April 3, 2009

    Rush Limbaugh does bosses’ bidding on EFCA CLEVELAND — As part of a growing grassroots movement, over 100 community and labor activists rallied for the Employee Free Choice Act in Cleveland Public Square March 30. During...

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