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  • Cinco de Mayo has many lessons

    Cinco de Mayo has many lessons

    May 7, 2003 By Emile Schepers

    Cinco de Mayo is an important national holiday for the Mexican people.It is a celebration of the victory of freedom and national sovereignty. Often, commemorations focus on the military victory by a Mexican people’s army over...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    May 7, 2003

    Returning artifacts to Iraq One of the unfortunate tools and consequences of war is the destruction of the history and cultural heritage of tribes, ethnic groups, and even nations. We have learned time and again that...

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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    May 7, 2003

    May 1: International Workers’ Day Only 117 years ago, May 1, 1886, Albert and Lucy Parsons and their two children led 80,000 workers up Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, arm-in-arm, singing. That day, a third of a million...

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  • Fighting mad New Yorkers work to stop doomsday budget

    Fighting mad New Yorkers work to stop doomsday budget

    May 7, 2003

    People are angry in New York City – and they have a right to be angry. Every day massive cuts in local and state spending appear more and more imminent. At the state level, revenues are...

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  • Fighting to protect what we have

    Fighting to protect what we have

    May 7, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    The decades’ long fight by U.S. workers for an eight-hour day began in earnest with strikes and parades on May 1, 1886, and culminated in victory more than 50 years later with enactment of the Fair...

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