Opinion

                
  • Vouchers and the hidden agenda

    Vouchers and the hidden agenda

    September 19, 2003

    Opinion Republican leaders in Congress are once again trying to foist a voucher experiment on the District of Columbia, despite opposition from D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, school superintendent Paul Vance, a majority of city council...

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  • Guns vs. butter

    Guns vs. butter

    September 19, 2003 By Susan Webb

    Opinion President Bush’s announcement that he wants another $87 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan ignited a storm that is expected to rage in Congress for months. It signals the intersection of the war and the economy...

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  • A fox to guard the birds?

    A fox to guard the birds?

    September 12, 2003

    Opinion President Bush has nominated Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt to replace Christine Whitman as EPA director. Whitman, a “moderate” Republican, came into office having demonstrated a concern for the environment. She was often at odds with...

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  • NYC job crisis worst in nation

    NYC job crisis worst in nation

    September 5, 2003

    With hundreds of thousands of jobs lost between December 2000 and June 2003, New York City has been hit by recession worse than the rest of the United States, according to a new report published by...

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  • New York public schools under attack

    New York public schools under attack

    August 29, 2003

    On Aug. 12, 2003, an editorial appeared in the titled “Reforming Special Ed.” The paper said New York Schools Chancellor Joel Klein “has done a tremendous job” in implementing school reform and that “the turnaround in...

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