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  • Angela Davis urges unity against repression

    Angela Davis urges unity against repression

    June 20, 2003

    CHICAGO – The Chicago chapter of the National Alliance Against Racial and Political Repression (NAARPR) observed the organization’s 30th anniversary by holding a banquet that highlighted the urgent need for “regime change” here in the U.S....

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  • Auto union puts accent on organizing

    Auto union puts accent on organizing

    June 20, 2003

    DETROIT – “Our challenge is to craft an agreement that protects our members’ jobs and income security,” said United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice President Richard Shoemaker. Shoemaker was speaking about the union’s mid-July contract talks with...

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  • Boycott the Congress Hotel

    Boycott the Congress Hotel

    June 20, 2003

    Chicago – About 130 workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel walked out on strike at 11:00 a.m., June 15, here protesting illegal wage and benefit cuts. The contract with Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE)...

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  • Dont forget to vote June 24!

    Dont forget to vote June 24!

    June 20, 2003

    MoveOn.org, the online grassroots advocacy group, will conduct a web-based presidential primary election next week. Voting will begin at midnight EDT on June 24 and continue for 48 hours. MoveOn said it would endorse, organize volunteers...

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  • U.S. agribusiness seeks global control

    U.S. agribusiness seeks global control

    June 20, 2003

    A wide range of organizations, from the Sacramento Central Labor Council to Action for Social and Ecological Justice of Burlington, Vt., will converge on Sacramento, Calif., in late June to protest a move by U.S. agribusiness...

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