Fred Gaboury

Fred Gaboury was a member of the Editorial Board of the print edition of  People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo and wrote frequently on economic, labor and political issues. Gaboury died in 2004. Here is a small selection of Fred’s significant writings: Eight days in May Birmingham and the struggle for civil rights; Remembering the Rev. James Orange; Memphis 1968: We remember; June 19, 1953: The murder of the Rosenbergs; World Bank and International Monetary Fund strangle economies of Third World countries


LATEST ARTICLES BY Fred Gaboury

  • PrintEditions
    Remembering the Rev. James Orange

    Remembering the Rev. James Orange

    February 19, 2008 By Fred Gaboury

    At one time or another we've all found our selves in the right church but the wrong pew when we've shown up for an appointment a day early or a day late. We feel embarrassed but,...

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  • Opinion
    Medicare: It aint over til its over

    Medicare: It aint over til its over

    December 5, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    News Analysis Although the Medicare bill that squeezed through Congress purports to provide relief to some seniors, it also gives big pharmaceutical companies nearly free reign to fleece taxpayers with exorbitantly priced drugs.

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  • Opinion
    Medicare battle coming up

    Medicare battle coming up

    October 31, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Opinion Adecisive battle over the future of Medicare will begin soon, when the House-Senate conference committee charged with working out the differences between the Senate and House bills on Medicare sends its report to both houses...

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  • U.S.
    Poll: Public supports health care for all

    Poll: Public supports health care for all

    October 23, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    WASHINGTON – An ABC News-Washington Post poll released Oct. 19 says the public’s growing anger with the current health care system has built support for a new approach that would guarantee care for all.

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  • Labor
    S.F. Labor urges AFL-CIO to speak out on Iraq

    S.F. Labor urges AFL-CIO to speak out on Iraq

    October 23, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    A resolution adopted by the San Francisco Labor Council calls upon the “House of Labor” to oppose “the foreign policy disasters led by the most right-wing president in memory.”

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  • Labor
    Labor 2004: Theres a new kid on the block

    Labor 2004: Theres a new kid on the block

    October 17, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    The movement to defeat George Bush in November 2004 got another boost on Oct. 6 when the Voices for Working People Coalition (VWPC) announced its arrival on the electoral battlefield.

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  • U.S.
    Income down, poverty up

    Income down, poverty up

    October 3, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    A report released by the Census Bureau on Sept. 26 says 34.6 million people in the United States live at or below the poverty line, an increase of 1.7 million in 2002.

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  • Labor
    Amtrak unions plan one-day protest strike

    Amtrak unions plan one-day protest strike

    September 26, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Six unions representing 5,000 Amtrak employees have announced that Amtrak employees will withdraw their services from the railroads on Oct. 3 in what the Transport Workers Union calls a “one-day political protest.”

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