May 18

                
  • Looking a gift horse in the mouth

    Looking a gift horse in the mouth

    October 18, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    When Sikorsky Aircraft landed a contract to build Comanche helicopters for the Army, Connecticut’s media headlined the 500 jobs it would bring to Bridgeport. In small print, they revealed that there would only be 150 new...

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  • Church group calls for education reform

    Church group calls for education reform

    May 18, 2002

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Executive Board of the U.S. National Council of Churches (NCC) met here May 14 to stand in solidarity with Good Schools PA advocates for public education reform. Together they are calling on...

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  • Paul Robeson concert to be commemorated

    Paul Robeson concert to be commemorated

    May 18, 2002

    Will Parry, now head of the Seattle chapter of the Alliance for Retired Americans, attended the concert by Paul Robeson when he sang at the Peace Arch Park on the U.S.-Canadian border near Blaine, Wash., on...

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  • May Day rally focuses on unity, elections

    May Day rally focuses on unity, elections

    May 18, 2002 By John Pappademos And Evelina Alarcon

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In his keynote speech to the historic 2002 People's Weekly World Newsmaker Awards rally, John Olsen, president of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, paid tribute to the pioneering leadership of the left in our...

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  • Mother’s Day rally includes resistance pledge

    Mother’s Day rally includes resistance pledge

    May 18, 2002

    BATH, Maine - Walking slowly over the Kennebec River Bridge on May 12, 300 peace activists looked down on four nuclear-armed destroyers under construction for the U.S. Navy at the Bath Iron Works here. The skies...

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