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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    January 17, 2003

    It’s still the economy A Los Angeles Times poll taken last December shows overwhelming support for an economic agenda focused on spending for improvements to the country’s infrastructure (53 percent) rather than an agenda focused on...

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  • Lessons from the Lott expos

    Lessons from the Lott expos

    January 17, 2003

    The Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) scandal did more than expose the racist underbelly of the former Senate majority leader and the Republican Party. It also showed the growing importance of the struggle for equality and against...

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  • Coalition to fight judicial nominees

    Coalition to fight judicial nominees

    January 17, 2003

    A coalition of civil rights and women’s equality organizations has promised a fight to block Senate confirmation of Judge Charles W. Pickering, Sr. and Judge Priscilla R. Owen to seats on the federal appeals court. They...

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  • GE strike hits health care costs

    GE strike hits health care costs

    January 17, 2003

    SCHENECTADY, NY – As part of the first national strike against the General Electric Company in over 30 years, members of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 301 walked out of...

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  • Illinois commutes death sentences

    Illinois commutes death sentences

    January 17, 2003

    CHICAGO – Illinois Governor George Ryan struck a blow against the death penalty worldwide when he pardoned four men on Illinois Death Row, Jan. 10, and commuted all 167 other death sentences to life imprisonment, Jan....

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