Jul 6

                
  • ACORN, SEIU unite for immigrant rights

    ACORN, SEIU unite for immigrant rights

    July 4, 2002

    CHICAGO – In the midst of record summer heat, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 joined together July 1 to stage a large protest in...

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  • U.S. bombing kills at least 40 at Afghan wedding

    U.S. bombing kills at least 40 at Afghan wedding

    July 4, 2002

    KABUL – According to Reuters and other news agencies, a U.S. plane bombed a village in a central Afghan province, July 1, killing at least 40 members of a wedding party and injuring many more. U.S....

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  • Bringing Brechts words to life

    Bringing Brechts words to life

    July 4, 2002 By John Pappademos And Evelina Alarcon

    Brecht on Brecht, Theater by the Blind Through June 30, at The Blue Heron Arts Center, 123 E. 24th St. (between Park-Lex) $19, $15 seniors and students – call smartix 212-206-1515 or show up 45 minutes...

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  • Nickel and Dimed

    Nickel and Dimed

    July 4, 2002

    The grim statistics stare out from The New York Times: in 2001 the average top chief executive made $10,457,800, a figure that is 410 times as much as the average worker’s salary of $25,466. And this...

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  • Current global economy increases poverty, report states

    Current global economy increases poverty, report states

    July 4, 2002

    The global economy is leaving millions of people in poverty, according to a recent report. In Rigged Rules and Double Standards, the human rights group Oxfam reports that the rules of the global economy favor the...

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