Nov 23

                
  • Donald N. Wheeler, Communist, dies at 89

    Donald N. Wheeler, Communist, dies at 89

    November 22, 2002 By Evelina Alarcon

    Donald Niven Wheeler, a scholar, dairy farmer and longtime member of the Communist Party USA, died in Seattle, Nov. 8. He was 89.

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  • Toronto International Film Festival 2002  Part 1

    Toronto International Film Festival 2002 Part 1

    November 22, 2002

    Progressive Cinema When’s the last time you went to see a progressive film and the theater was packed, standing room only? And the audience thundered approval throughout the film, climaxing with a standing ovation and applause...

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  • Growing Frankenfish out at sea

    Growing Frankenfish out at sea

    November 22, 2002

    Opinion The Department of Commerce and a little-known sub-agency called the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) are pursuing a radical plan to develop fish feedlots two to 200 miles off our oceans’ coasts. This alarming plan...

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  • Prison labor needs reforms

    Prison labor needs reforms

    November 22, 2002

    Opinion The practice of prison labor is almost as old as the ages. In fact, many forms of ancient slavery lie in the use of conquered people for work. Currently, the idea and practice of prison...

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  • A personal tribute to Paul and Sheila Wellstone

    A personal tribute to Paul and Sheila Wellstone

    November 22, 2002

    I knew Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone for 20 years. We met through our involvement with MPIRG, a Ralph Nader- organized and student-directed public interest group. When I started work at a rural legal aid office representing...

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