May 4

                
  • International  Notes

    International Notes

    May 10, 2002 By Evelina Alarcon

    May Day: 70,000 turn out in Istanbul/And Russian protesters emphasize workers’ rights/... And rally across Australia/Iceland town councils declare N-free zones/Argentina’s people fight crisis with assemblies

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  • Yale workers hold giant rally for union contracts

    Yale workers hold giant rally for union contracts

    May 3, 2002

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Thousands of Yale workers, students and residents of New Haven neighborhoods took to the streets April 24, stopping traffic as they pounded drums and carried placards to a rally in front of...

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  • Marshall Plan: A cover for corporations

    Marshall Plan: A cover for corporations

    May 3, 2002 By Susan Webb

    Earlier this month Pres. Bush invoked the post-World War II Marshall Plan as he proclaimed an ongoing U.S. economic and military role in Afghanistan. There’s been much talk recently of new Marshall Plans.

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  • Coalition battles Bush welfare cuts

    Coalition battles Bush welfare cuts

    May 3, 2002

    WASHINGTON – The Republican leadership wants a House floor vote before the Memorial Day recess on reauthorization of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), a bill they have loaded with attacks on the poor such as...

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  • AK Steel workers march against corporate terrorism

    AK Steel workers march against corporate terrorism

    May 3, 2002 By BJ Mangaoang

    PITTSBURGH – There is a war on U.S. workers and Armco-Kawasaki (AK) steelworkers, members of United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Local 169, are on the front lines.

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