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    Editorials

    June 7, 2002

    Bush’s first-strike policy George W. Bush let the cat out of the bag last week. In a garbled commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Bush openly proclaimed that his war on terrorism...

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  • Mega-oil company protested

    Mega-oil company protested

    June 7, 2002

    DALLAS – ExxonMobil oil company held its annual shareholders’ meeting May 29 in one of the poshest settings here, the Meyerson Symphony Hall, but they didn’t get to ignore the furor they have created around the...

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  • Undocumented immigrant victory: LA City Council votes to honor Mexican IDs

    Undocumented immigrant victory: LA City Council votes to honor Mexican IDs

    June 7, 2002 By Evelina Alarcon

    LOS ANGELES – Supporters of immigrant rights won an important victory last month when the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 in favor a six-month trial plan to honor identification cards issued by the Mexican Consulate...

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  • Vieques activists go to trial

    Vieques activists go to trial

    June 7, 2002

    NEW YORK – The case against 42 activists who were arrested outside the United Nations while protesting the bombing of the island municipality of Vieques, Puerto Rico, by the U.S. Navy started June 3 in the...

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  • Rep. Conyers condemns Ashcroft ‘war on freedom’

    Rep. Conyers condemns Ashcroft ‘war on freedom’

    June 7, 2002

    Defenders of the Bill of Rights charged this week that Attorney General John Ashcroft’s new FBI guidelines, announced May 30, open the door for wider FBI spying on law-abiding people, spreading fear and intimidation while doing...

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