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Shes The Mother

Movie review She’s ‘The Mother’ May, the mother in the movie of the same name, is actually an ordinary grandmother from the suburbs. When her husband dies on a family visit to London, she loses her place in her adult children’s busy city lives.

The Jungle, uncut, spotlights class oppression

Book Review The Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition By Upton Sinclair Sharp Press, 2003 Softcover, 352 pp., $12

Mr. Bush, youd have liked my brother

My brother, Sherwood Baker, died in Iraq last week. I tried to call you and I tried to write to you, but you never responded.

What it means to be a Communist

A Tribute “A communist is a person who believes the woes we are experiencing today are not owing to the faults of individuals but to the economic system of capitalism under which we live.

The unfinished business of Brown v. Board

Opinion As the 50th anniversary of Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, is commemorated, many recognize the progress, retreat and failure of the desegregation of U.S. public schools.

Using facts to fight health disparities

The struggle against racism in the U.S. health system continues even in these terrible times of the Bush administration and the right-wing controlled Congress.

Workers sue Quebecor for bias

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (PAI) – Workers here at the Quebecor World, Inc., printing plant – one of the Quebecor plants the Graphic Communications International Union is trying to organize – filed a racial discrimination complaint against the huge printing firm May 4.

Owners of gay bars say no to Coors again

CHICAGO – Chicago’s three gay newspapers are carrying a March 19 open letter ad signed by almost two-dozen Chicago gay bar owners urging people not to buy Coors Company products.

More bad news for Bush: his budget stalls

WASHINGTON – A rebellion by four Republican senators against George W. Bush’s tax giveaways to the rich has forced the GOP leadership to postpone a vote on Bush’s 2005 budget for at least a month.

International notes

Greenland: U.S. base to expand / Japan: Okinawans sit in at U.S. base / China: Unions help the jobless / Colombia: Oil workers fired / South Africa: YCL to campaign for free education

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