Opinion

                
  • Kill the subway fare hike with kindness

    Kill the subway fare hike with kindness

    March 7, 2003

    Worker’s Correspondence BRONX, N.Y. – It all started when my family was visiting New York. They wanted to see all the sights: Times Square, Coney Island, the Staten Island Ferry, Chinatown; so we got them unlimited...

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  • Reflections on the return of school segregation

    Reflections on the return of school segregation

    February 28, 2003

    On Jan. 16, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University released a 67-page report with a grim message: racial segregation has returned to U.S. schools at levels not seen for three decades. The report has implications...

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  • WNBA  one cent on the dollar

    WNBA one cent on the dollar

    February 28, 2003

    Forty years ago this year, the Equal Pay Act was passed. In 1963 women working full-time, year-round were making just under 60 cents to a man’s dollar. It was still legal to separate the want ads...

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  • Patriotism and the media

    Patriotism and the media

    February 28, 2003

    The mass media are bombarding Americans with proclamations that the global revulsion to George Bush’s policies is “anti-American.” In a recent exchange on C-SPAN a French reporter held a copy of Le Monde, one of the...

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  • Depleted uranium

    Depleted uranium

    February 28, 2003

    It’s dirty, and it’s deadly. When you coat a shell with it, it slices through armored plating as if it was cheese, turning tanks, buildings and bomb shelters into exploding incinerators. It causes cancer among people...

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