LOS ANGELES - Momentous gains have been made in the case of five South Carolina dockworkers known as the Charleston 5. After almost two years under house arrest, the five were released Oct. 12.
Under cover of 'fighting terrorism,' the Bush administration is ramrodding its ultra-right agenda through Congress. Emergency mobilization is needed to stop this runaway train. To reach your Congresspersons, call 1-800-393-1082 and you will be connected via the AFL-CIO.
CHICAGO - Donna Dewitt, president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, will be the guest speaker at the Chicago People's Weekly World awards banquet Sunday, Nov. 18.
WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sent letters to all 435 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to vote 'No' on final passage of the Ashcroft anti-terrorism bill, which grants police sweeping new powers of surveillance and detention.
Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, most large media outlets have conducted polls to gauge public opinion on how the U.S. should respond to the tragedy.
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Ron Dellums (D-Calif.) told a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) workshop Sept. 24 that the nation is locked in a 'war.'
DENVER, Colo. - A crowd numbering around 2,000 rallied at the State Capitol building Oct. 6 in an event organized by the Transform Columbus Day Alliance.