Sept. 3

                
  • Latinos step up calls to end war, military recruitment

    Latinos step up calls to end war, military recruitment

    September 2, 2005

    The peace movement is alive and well in Latino communities across the nation, as well as in Puerto Rico. On Aug. 29, Latino-led press conferences in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and El Paso...

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  • Venezuela Matters

    Venezuela Matters

    September 2, 2005

    CHICAGO — During an Aug. 24 press conference with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who denounced televangelist Pat Robertson’s call for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s assassination, the consul general of Venezuela, Martin Sanchez, announced a multimedia cultural...

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  • Labor stories on stage  one womans vision

    Labor stories on stage one womans vision

    September 2, 2005

    CHICAGO — The audience was moved. Many, especially the moms in the room, were moved to tears. Who evoked such a response at a lunchtime performance during the July International Labor Communications Association convention here? Lucy...

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  • In the hills of Caracas, a beautiful day to be alive

    In the hills of Caracas, a beautiful day to be alive

    September 2, 2005

    What a beautiful day it was to be alive. Today was the third day of the World Festival of Youth and Students, here in Caracas, Venezuela. We received a wakeup call at 6 a.m. to try...

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  • For the good of the students, unionize charter schools

    For the good of the students, unionize charter schools

    September 2, 2005

    I credit my bosses at a charter school I worked at with sparking my interest in unions. I’d always been progressive and I’d long since decided socialism was the answer, but I never gave much thought...

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