Opinion

                
  • Reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws

    Reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws

    June 20, 2003

    Opinion May was the 30th anniversary of the New York state legislature’s enactment of the so-called Rockefeller Drug Laws. Proposed by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, the “get-tough” laws were supposed to solve the burgeoning drug and...

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  • Take back America with hope, not fear

    Take back America with hope, not fear

    June 20, 2003

    Opinion As the deceptions of the Bush administration hit home, anger is turning into organizing throughout the country. A new movement is being born, based on hope not fear. The “Take Back America” conference held in...

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  • Road map leads to Free Trade zone

    Road map leads to Free Trade zone

    June 19, 2003

    TEL AVIV – During this last week, just after the dramatically-performed “road map” proclamations, more blood was spilled than in any other week during the past 30 months of the Palestinian Intifada uprising against the Israeli...

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  • Puerto Rico fights federal death penalty

    Puerto Rico fights federal death penalty

    June 19, 2003

    New Analysis U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft has called on federal prosecutors to be more aggressive in seeking the death penalty, provoking angry denunciations from civil libertarians all over the U.S. and, indeed, the world. In...

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  • Lies, cork, and weapons of mass destruction

    Lies, cork, and weapons of mass destruction

    June 13, 2003

    Opinion Conservative Republicans boast of freedom, which they equate with tax cuts and a government strong on military power and weak on social services. They demand accountability from everyone but themselves. This is not new, but...

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