Opinion

                
  • 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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  • 100th anniversary of The Souls of Black Folk

    100th anniversary of The Souls of Black Folk

    April 18, 2003

    Opinion This is the centennial year of the publication of Dr. W.E.B. DuBois’ classic The Souls of Black Folk, first published April 18, 1903. The centennial takes place at a time when the Bush administration has...

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  • People united can preserve the Bill of Rights

    People united can preserve the Bill of Rights

    April 17, 2003

    News Analysis We currently live in extremely challenging times and it doesn’t look like it will become easier anytime soon. The tragedies of 9/11 happened two months after I started as Executive Director of the Connecticut...

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  • Why five Cuban heroes are U.S. political prisoners

    Why five Cuban heroes are U.S. political prisoners

    April 11, 2003

    Opinion The People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo has reported recently on the grim circumstances confronted by five Cuban men convicted of spying and imprisoned in the United States. (See PWW Feb. 22 and March 15.) Their trial...

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