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  • Seniors disrupt Medicare hearing: No to privatization

    Seniors disrupt Medicare hearing: No to privatization

    June 20, 2003

    Dozens of angry senior citizens, protesting a prescription drug bill they say will undermine the entire Medicare program, were ejected from a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, June 17. Meanwhile, a few miles across town...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    June 19, 2003

    BOSTON, Mass.: Boston marches for gay rights, peace Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.), the mayors of Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, State Sen. Jarrett Barrios, State Rep. Byron Rushing and Boston City Councilor Felix Arroyo led 100,000...

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  • Kucinich message rings true in Wisconsin

    Kucinich message rings true in Wisconsin

    June 19, 2003

    MADISON, Wis. – Over 1,000 people turned out here on May 31 to hear Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich and other activists speak at a “Rally for Peace and Prosperity.” Kucinich received a warm welcome from...

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  • Rudy Lozano, 20 years later

    Rudy Lozano, 20 years later

    June 13, 2003 By Emile Schepers

    Rudy Lozano was one of the most important political figures in Chicago at that time. Born in Harlington, Texas, he had grown up in Chicago and contributed much to the city’s progressive politics.

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  • Conyers and ACLU slam new Ashcroft power grab

    Conyers and ACLU slam new Ashcroft power grab

    June 13, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Civil liberties activists, led by Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), denounced Attorney General John Ashcroft’s demand that Congress grant him wider police-state powers by passing the so-called “Patriot...

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