Opinion

                
  • The road to a national health plan

    The road to a national health plan

    May 7, 2003

    In an address to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 23, 1993, Clinton pledged to deliver universal health insurance to the country. Under Clinton’s proposal, everyone in the United States would carry a card signifying...

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  • Sacrifice

    Sacrifice

    May 7, 2003

    Sacrifice. That is the watchword for the moment. After three years of slowing and now stagnant growth in the U.S. economy, Americans are asked by the economic lords and their media lapdogs to sacrifice for the...

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  • In defense of Cuba and human rights

    In defense of Cuba and human rights

    May 7, 2003

    News Analysis As we still hear shots in Baghdad, see smoke from bombed neighborhoods and hear that the humanitarian crisis in Iraq is reaching calamitous proportions, new targets are being identified for future bellicose actions. But...

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  • Its time to truly leave no child behind

    Its time to truly leave no child behind

    May 7, 2003

    In their first public forum, the nine Democratic presidential contenders were judged on the basis of their programs to meet the needs of children. The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) 30th annual conference, April 9 to 11...

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  • The dogs of war wreak environmental havoc

    The dogs of war wreak environmental havoc

    April 18, 2003

    Opinion“Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war;” – Julius Caesar (III.i) It would be easy to take this quote at face value. But, Will Shakespeare had much more in mind. He tells us so...

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