Dec 7

                
  • Cuba offers to buy from black farmers in U.S.

    Cuba offers to buy from black farmers in U.S.

    December 6, 2002 By John Pappademos And Evelina Alarcon

    MIAMI – With their land and their livihoods on the line, America’s Black farmers have been locked in a battle with the federal government over equal access to low interest loans, grants and other aid. Now...

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  • U.S. fines group for giving medicine to Iraq

    U.S. fines group for giving medicine to Iraq

    December 6, 2002 By John Pappademos And Evelina Alarcon

    On November 6 the U.S. Treasury Department imposed $20,000 in fines on Chicago-based Voices in the Wilderness (VitW), for delivering medicine to combat diseases that have killed half a million children since the U.S. imposed an...

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  • High court accepts affirmative action case

    High court accepts affirmative action case

    December 6, 2002

    WASHINGTON – In 1978, the Supreme Court struck down affirmative action quotas in college admissions in the Bakke decision. However, the ruling allowed the consideration of race in university admissions leaving the door open for universities...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    December 6, 2002

    Recycling Kissinger I sent this letter to The New York Times on an article making fun of Kissinger critics: Neal Pollack’s article (Dec. 3) making fun of those who are shocked or amused by the Kissinger...

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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    December 6, 2002

    Enron one year later Just over a year ago, Enron, the Houston energy trader, collapsed leaving 14,000 workers jobless, their Enron 401(k) retirement accounts worthless. Enron CEO Ken Lay and other Enron insiders denied Enron employees...

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