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  • Steelworkers fight for shutdown pensions

    Steelworkers fight for shutdown pensions

    August 23, 2004

    CINCINNATI — Steelworkers continued their fight to recover their “shutdown pensions” at a rally here outside the federal courthouse Aug. 11. The workers, members of the United Steelworkers of America, had negotiated pension benefits when their...

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  • Natalie Merchant mobilizes anti-Bush voters

    Natalie Merchant mobilizes anti-Bush voters

    August 23, 2004

    NEW YORK — Singer Natalie Merchant’s second song at her Aug. 5 Town Hall concert here was Florence Reece’s pro-labor song, “Which Side Are You On?” She made it clear why she chose to include the...

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  • Film festival helps AIDS groups

    Film festival helps AIDS groups

    August 23, 2004

    Film schedule The Second Annual New York AIDS Film Festival will screen 16 short and feature-length documentaries and narratives, plus a special screening of the Emmy Award-winning film, “Angels in America.” All screenings will take place...

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  • The revolution  starts … now

    The revolution starts … now

    August 23, 2004

    Here’s an excerpt from the liner notes of singer, songwriter and activist Steve Earle’s new record due out Aug. 24 on Artemis Records. It’s called “The Revolution Starts ... Now.” The word “immediate” best describes the...

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  • Somewhere over the rainbow: Talking socialism  invitation to a discussion

    Somewhere over the rainbow: Talking socialism invitation to a discussion

    August 23, 2004

    Cibola, El Dorado, the Shining City on the Hill, Camelot? Such are the ideals for which people have been yearning from the days of Sir Thomas More to the American utopian colonies. While these concepts are...

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