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  • Letters

    Letters

    June 5, 2009

    Wise words The May 30-June 5 issue is better than ever: thanks! The front-page article “Warning: Free stuff now…” is very helpful, the kind of educational service working people need. Adding a splash of color is...

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  • EDITORIAL Ready for a brand new beat

    EDITORIAL Ready for a brand new beat

    June 4, 2009

    Once upon a time the American auto industry was the star of a seemingly limitless consumer economy in the land of opportunity. American cars were the stuff of dreams. We even had pet names for them:...

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  • NBC’s risky Conan O’Brien-Leno move

    NBC’s risky Conan O’Brien-Leno move

    June 2, 2009

    When you come home every night during the week after a long day at work, after you prepare and eat dinner then eventually put the children to bed, what do you watch on television before and...

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  • WORLD NOTES Argentina, Egypt, China, Georgia, Afghanistan, Cuba

    WORLD NOTES Argentina, Egypt, China, Georgia, Afghanistan, Cuba

    June 2, 2009

    Argentina: Worker-run plants continue As the country slipped into financial crisis in 2001, owners of the Zanon Ceramics factory in Neuquén Province fired all employees, holding back on pay and pensions. Workers there and in 200...

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  • Labor, allies urge ‘development bank’ to create jobs

    Labor, allies urge ‘development bank’ to create jobs

    May 29, 2009

    The decline in initial claims for jobless pay announced by the U.S. Labor Department this week was greeted as a “good sign” by Heidi Shierholz, a researcher at the Economic Policy Institute. But it only underlines...

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