June 9

                
  • Turning the tide of reaction in Texas

    Turning the tide of reaction in Texas

    June 8, 2007

    HOUSTON — The recent meltdown of the Texas Legislature, dubbed “the Austin Tea Party,” may be the opening shot of a resurgence of the power of Texas progressives. Needless to say, the Texas political scene has...

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  • Oaklanders demand local control of schools

    Oaklanders demand local control of schools

    June 8, 2007

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Parents, teachers, elected officials, students and community leaders gathered June 1 at Oakland Unified School District headquarters to demonstrate their support for returning the schools to local control and halting the school closings...

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  • Proud soccer girls united as one

    Proud soccer girls united as one

    June 8, 2007

    CHICAGO — On May 12, the lives of 16 young women changed forever. After long months of training, sweating and working hard, the Little Village Lawndale High School women’s sophomore soccer team celebrated an undefeated, unscored-on...

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  • Teaching solidarity and fraternity in sports

    Teaching solidarity and fraternity in sports

    June 8, 2007

    Cuba is a sporting power thanks to the efforts of the revolutionary government to promote the practice of athletes on a mass scale, permitting the island to insert itself among the most privileged places in the...

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  • Governor Spitzer and the police state

    Governor Spitzer and the police state

    June 8, 2007

    Reader's Corner Gov. Eliot Spitzer is proposing a major expansion of New York’s bank of DNA samples. Currently, New York state collects DNA from those convicted of serious crimes. Spitzer is proposing to include people convicted...

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