February 7

                
  • How racism sparked capitalisms financial crisis

    How racism sparked capitalisms financial crisis

    January 30, 2009

    As Congress debates an economic recovery package, it is important to keep in mind how the country got into this mess in the first place: the racially motivated lending practices of Wall Street banks and mortgage...

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  • Letters  February 7, 2009

    Letters February 7, 2009

    January 30, 2009

    About those jets Last week I called Bank of America to cancel two credit card accounts. The only reason I had the cards was because they gave a percentage of purchases to charitable groups I supported....

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  • Obstructing labor

    Obstructing labor

    January 30, 2009

    Senate Republicans and their Chamber of Commerce friends have drawn a battle line on President Obama’s choice for secretary of labor, Rep. Hilda Solis, delaying her confirmation in an effort to start a fight over the...

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  • An extraordinary Black History Month

    An extraordinary Black History Month

    January 30, 2009

    African American History Month is celebrated every February. It is always an important time to not only look back at how a courageous people made great strides towards freedom but also think about how to advance...

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  • Making history, Bolivians approve new constitution

    Making history, Bolivians approve new constitution

    January 30, 2009

    Bolivians celebrated long into the night following referendum approval of a new constitution by a 62 percent majority on Jan. 25. Opposition forces gained 36.4 percent of the 3.9 million votes cast. “The democratic spirit of...

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