Opinion

                
  • New Yorks non-partisan election scam

    New Yorks non-partisan election scam

    October 3, 2003

    Opinion New York City is now debating a proposal for “nonpartisan” elections for City Council. What is a nonpartisan election system? Essentially, candidates run for office unaffiliated, that is to say, their names appear on the...

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  • Why theres no peace in Palestine

    Why theres no peace in Palestine

    October 3, 2003

    Opinion On Sept. 13, 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat signed a Declaration of Principles on the White House lawn, heralding the beginning of the Oslo peace process. Ten...

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  • Racism and the California recall

    Racism and the California recall

    October 3, 2003 By Rosalío Muñoz

     Jeremy Ryan’s article “Texas Redistricting Plan Threatens Equality” (PWW 9/20-26) is a significant contribution towards the unification of people’s forces, by laying bare the racist content of the Republican leadership’s offensive against our electoral democracy.

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  • Lessons from Cockyboo the Clown

    Lessons from Cockyboo the Clown

    September 26, 2003

    Opinion History repeats, said Marx, and the second time it’s comedy. The Bush administration is trying for a repeat of 1950s McCarthyism. I’m not laughing yet – maybe later. George Santayana said, if we don’t learn...

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  • The big picture about local politics

    The big picture about local politics

    September 26, 2003

    Opinion Eyes glaze over. The mention of local government produces a change in subject, a sudden urge to clean out cupboards or the desire to run to the nearest dentist. Yet, it is at the county...

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