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  • Celebrating the life of Nelson Brown

    Celebrating the life of Nelson Brown

    August 15, 2003

    The work and life of Nelson Brown, Sr., who died on July 25, was celebrated at a memorial service recently at Philadelphia’s Canaan Baptist Church with family, friends, community leaders, and comrades from the Eastern Pennsylvania...

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  • Woody Guthrie: This Machine Kills Fascists

    Woody Guthrie: This Machine Kills Fascists

    August 15, 2003

    I have decided long ago that my songs and ballads would not get the hugs and kisses of the capitalistic “experts.” – Woody Guthrie Though the Left of the United States has always celebrated the arts,...

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  • Auto workers say open the books

    Auto workers say open the books

    August 15, 2003

    DETROIT – As the U.S. economy lurches toward the end of its third year of recession, workers everywhere are struggling to keep ends together, autoworkers no less than anyone else. Contract talks between the United Auto...

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  • Leaders urge no vote on Prop. 54

    Leaders urge no vote on Prop. 54

    August 15, 2003

    LOS ANGELES – Civil rights leaders and public officials announced their opposition to Proposition 54 at an Aug. 12 press conference on the steps of City Hall here. Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn called Prop. 54...

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  • Freedom Ride building solidarity and unity

    Freedom Ride building solidarity and unity

    August 15, 2003

    Opinion As the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride travels through 81 cities across the country, the impact is sure to reverberate far and wide. Already, organizing rallies are creating new bonds among a broad cross section of...

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