In state capitals across the country, the fiscal year began July 1 with financial catastrophe. Summer schools were shut in California, state parks closed in Arizona, drug treatment and home health workers were slashed in Illinois, and paydays were payless in Pennsylvania, to give only a few examples.
This is truth-telling time in the fight for health care. The voices of the uninsured and underinsured, of those who have insurance but live in fear of losing it, must be heard. The stakes could not be higher.
We have gotten some great responses to the news that the People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo is publishing daily online. But some of you still might not realize what our website has to offer, all the content you’ll be missing, if you don’t visit our daily coverage online.
On Aug. 19, Governor David Paterson called the legislature into special session to address the state’s growing fiscal crisis. One of the biggest targets is the higher education system. Students are not taking it lying down.
NEW YORK — Standing next to a large sign blaring “Fox News: Your Source for Racist Smears,” Hip Hop artist Nas along with ColorofChange.org and MoveOn.org recently delivered over 620,000 signatures demanding Fox News end biased news reporting.