PORTLAND, Ore. – The FBI apologized to Portland attorney Brandon Mayfield on May 24 after he was released from two weeks in the Multnomah County Detention Center.
BRONX, N.Y. – More than 250 Puerto Rican activists and leaders met here “to discuss the state of our communities” and to begin the development of a “progressive political agenda” for Puerto Ricans in 2004. click here for Spanish text
PARKERSBURG, W.Va.: Hundreds protest Bush visit / WASHINGTON, D.C.: 450,000 say ‘clean up toxic mercury’ / LOUISVILLE, Ky.: School desegregation success story / MIAMI: Bush/Ashcroft prosecuting Greenpeace
Tens of thousands of Americans joined the voter rolls May 8 as Internet activists moved off their computers and onto the streets.
BOSTON – Wiping away tears of joy, Carolyn and Joy Beaulieu stood on the lawn in front of Cambridge’s City Hall while a justice of the peace pronounced them spouses for life, May 17. click here for Spanish text
PHILADELPHIA – This year marks the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education – a historic civil rights legal case that declared Jim Crow segregated schools for African American children were a violation of the Constitution.
In his 2004 State of the Union address, President Bush defended the Republican Party’s fundamental aims when it comes to health care: privatization and profit.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.: Vote stealers are at it again / SOUTH LIVINGSTON, Texas: State to execute mentally ill man / DAYTON, Tenn.: First ‘Gay Day’ celebration / PITTSBURGH: Steel city a civil liberties zone / EAST CHICAGO, Ind.: Steelworkers may strike to save jobs / WASHINGTON: Moms march to ban assault guns
How many times have you heard, “Once they start talking about health care, after a few sentences, my eyes glaze over”? That is one kind of illiteracy in health care.
The health care crisis faced by California’s workers has legislators and even some businesses seeking a solution.