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  • George Harrison, Irish American activist, 89

    George Harrison, Irish American activist, 89

    October 29, 2004

    A capacity crowd filled the mid-town Manhattan auditorium of SEIU 1199, Oct. 20, to honor the memory of George Harrison, a lifelong Irish Republican, anti-imperialist activist, socialist, and People’s Weekly World supporter. Harrison died on Oct....

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  • Floridians to vote on minimum wage hike

    Floridians to vote on minimum wage hike

    October 29, 2004

    On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Florida voters will have the chance to raise wages for over 300,000 minimum wage workers in the state by voting to raise the minimum wage to $6.15 per hour. The Florida Minimum...

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  • Monster Mash legend fights to save areas under Bush attack

    Monster Mash legend fights to save areas under Bush attack

    October 29, 2004

    Music Review WASHINGTON — The song that defines Halloween for many — “Monster Mash” — is being brought back to life today with the help of the original recording artist. A new web-based appeal (www.monsterslash.org) from...

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  • Tracking Bushs assault on the environment

    Tracking Bushs assault on the environment

    October 29, 2004

    Book Review In his recent work, “Crimes Against Nature,” Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an environmental attorney, writes a scathing critique of the anti-environment policies of the George W. Bush administration. Kennedy observes, “George W. Bush will...

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  • 9/11 and the decline of our democracy

    9/11 and the decline of our democracy

    October 29, 2004

    Opinion President Bush has taken over 9/11, to use whenever it serves his purposes. He seeks to own it all — except the acknowledgment that he and his war cabinet were accessories. The 9/11 Report says,...

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