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  • Protest message to White House: More jobs, less bull

    Protest message to White House: More jobs, less bull

    August 8, 2003

    CHICAGO – As George W. Bush settles into his Crawford ranch for his carefree, month-long vacation, working families are saddled with worries about jobs, health care and the state of the economy. Over three million jobs...

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  • Victory against lead poisoning in NYC

    Victory against lead poisoning in NYC

    August 7, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    In the early 1980s, public health, children’s advocates and pro-people politicians won passage of a law that required the elimination of all lead-based paint, where it exists, in New York City residential housing. It was known...

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  • Soldier misses Texas

    Soldier misses Texas

    August 7, 2003

    In North Texas, we worry about Sal, our soldier friend in Iraq. So far the silent periods haven’t meant any of the horrible things we imagined, and we got another message from him last week. I...

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  • Tucson to welcome Freedom Riders

    Tucson to welcome Freedom Riders

    August 7, 2003

    A broad coalition of labor, immigrant rights, and faith-based organizations is coming together to plan a grand welcome for the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride when it reaches Tucson on Sept. 24. Support for the action has...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    August 7, 2003

    MARKS, Miss.:Poor people’s march, 35 years later Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the first Poor People’s March 35 years ago beginning in Marks, Miss. The spirit of Dr. King lives to answer the deepening poverty...

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