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Kentucky church seeks social justice

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Emblazoned on the centennial seal of St. William Catholic Church here are the apt words, “A Peacemaking Community.” Peace and justice are paramount for the congregation and its pastoral administrator, Sharan Benton.

Think it cant happen here? Think again

Book Review Most readers of this newspaper probably would agree we don’t have much to thank the Bush administration for. One exception might be the plethora of excellent books about this most nefarious administration.

Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry

Film Review A very timely piece of history, “Going Upriver,” which aired at September’s Toronto International Film Festival, will only confirm once again that John Kerry was a dedicated and courageous soldier.

The Lost Prince is a masterpiece

Review The mysterious, hidden-away little brother of two English kings, who was also uncle of the current queen, is the subject of a powerful drama by award-winning playwright Stephen Poliakoff, on “The Lost Prince,” airing on Masterpiece Theatre Sundays, Oct. 17-24, 9-11 p.m. EDT (check local listings).

DeLay rebuked by House committee

Three times in a week, U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) received a rebuke from the House ethics committee.

Slackers in revolt: youth and the upcoming election

Opinion The slacker vote? To many, this sounds like a contradiction in terms. Kids and students only want to hang out and have a good time.

The Latinos for Kerry momentum

Opinion The more the Latino voter turnout grows by Nov. 2, the greater the likelihood the Kerry-Edwards ticket will defeat Bush-Cheney and the extreme right-wing majority in Congress. click here for Spanish text

Bush uses 9/11 for votes, neglects WTC responders

The Center for Disease Control’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” (MMWR) has issued the first official findings from its federally funded Mt. Sinai Worker and Volunteer Medical Screening Program concerning the health status of rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Reader commentMilitary families on Interstate 35

The Bush administration’s pretensions to represent anyone apart from its corporate cronies have never been further from reality.

A perfect storm on pensions

In an earlier column on the crisis gripping state employee pension funds, I mistakenly gave some comfort to private sector workers by alluding to pension protections provided by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).

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