Dec. 23

                
  • State ballot measures highlight social, labor issues

    State ballot measures highlight social, labor issues

    October 23, 2008

    Claiming voters’ attention this fall alongside races for national, state and local elective offices are over 150 state ballot initiatives and a wide range of local measures. At the state level, about 60 state measures are...

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  • Hoosiers say no to privatization scheme

    Hoosiers say no to privatization scheme

    December 22, 2006

    INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mitch Daniels and Family and Social Services Administration Secretary Mitch Roob are planning to privatize the food stamp and other state welfare application processes in Indiana. The privatization scheme would put the state...

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  • Pacific Northwest Native people  a brief history

    Pacific Northwest Native people a brief history

    December 22, 2006

    Native American Indians in the Pacific Northwest are engaged in a struggle for their human, economic and civil rights that takes many forms. Every four years, for example, there are “paddles” in which tribes travel long...

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  • UN upholds rights of disabled

    UN upholds rights of disabled

    December 22, 2006

    UNITED NATIONS — The UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the first human rights treaty of the 21st century, here Dec. 13. Outgoing UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said through...

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  • Chicago banquet celebrates, and dances

    Chicago banquet celebrates, and dances

    December 22, 2006

    CHICAGO — Grupo Yubá, a group of Puerto Rican percussionists, singers and dancers who issued the first CD of “bomba” and “plena” music in Chicago, drew listeners into a spontaneous dance during this year’s festive People’s...

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