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  • NOW launches Truth About George website

    NOW launches Truth About George website

    August 9, 2002 By Evelina Alarcon

    The National Organization for Women (NOW) announced July 31 it is launching a new website, TheTruthAboutGeorge.com. “to offer real information about what is going on and to help protect our democracy from being eroded under the...

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  • Privatization hits Philly schools

    Privatization hits Philly schools

    August 9, 2002

    News Analysis On August 1, after months of controversy, protest and uncertainty, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) voted to sign contracts with Edison Schools, Inc., and other for-profit Educational Management Organizations (EMOs). These contracts mean...

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  • Pharmacists, labor and seniors oppose medicine cuts

    Pharmacists, labor and seniors oppose medicine cuts

    August 9, 2002

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Representatives of labor, seniors and the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) sent California governor Gray Davis a boxful of empty medicine bottles with labels opposing “Appalling cuts to balance the budget on the backs...

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  • Chicagoans march for affordable housing

    Chicagoans march for affordable housing

    August 9, 2002

    CHICAGO – A thousand people, mostly from Chicago’s Westside, marched on City Hall July 29 for affordable housing. The crowd, chanting wildly and jumping vibrantly, denounced their mayor for continuing to let developers destroy their neighborhoods,...

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  • Janitors reject poverty wages

    Janitors reject poverty wages

    August 9, 2002

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 50 held a press conference here Aug. 2, announcing that two companies who provide cleaning services at the Thomas Eagleton Federal Court House have not...

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