March 7

                
  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    February 27, 2009

    Lessons from Massachusetts Flávio Casoy’s recent article on differences within the health care reform movement and within labor misconstrues the facts. There is strong and growing support within labor, and among the people in general, for...

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  • Afghanistan: war is not the answer

    Afghanistan: war is not the answer

    February 27, 2009

    The good news: President Obama believes military action alone won’t bring peace to Afghanistan. “We’re going to have to use diplomacy; we’re going to have to use development,” he said in a recent television interview. He...

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  • State of the union

    State of the union

    February 27, 2009

    President Barack Obama’s address to Congress, Feb. 24, was both sober and inspiring. He spelled out the deep economic crisis we are in and blamed decades of trickle-down economics, loss of jobs, bank deregulation, unpayable debt...

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  • National News from pww.org

    National News from pww.org

    February 27, 2009

    Solis confirmed, 80-17 The Senate Feb. 24 voted 80-17 to confirm California congresswoman Hilda Solis as labor secretary, two months after Obama nominated her. Her nomination was held up by Republican obstructions over her pro-union activities...

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  • ICE-d! Dragnet raids, quotas stir outrage

    ICE-d! Dragnet raids, quotas stir outrage

    February 27, 2009

    BALTIMORE—Six-year-old Tomas Guillen underwent chemotherapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital without the comforting presence of his father. His dad, Ernesto Guillen, a janitor, was on the way to his son’s bedside when he and 23 other Latino...

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