Fred Gaboury

Fred Gaboury was a member of the Editorial Board of the print edition of  People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo and wrote frequently on economic, labor and political issues. Gaboury died in 2004. Here is a small selection of Fred’s significant writings: Eight days in May Birmingham and the struggle for civil rights; Remembering the Rev. James Orange; Memphis 1968: We remember; June 19, 1953: The murder of the Rosenbergs; World Bank and International Monetary Fund strangle economies of Third World countries


LATEST ARTICLES BY Fred Gaboury

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    The added price of oil

    The added price of oil

    May 25, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    Every year since 1990 an average of 30 million gallons of oil has been spilled from wells, pipelines, and storage facilities.

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    Pirates at the pump

    Pirates at the pump

    May 25, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    Although the price of gasoline has not spiked as dramatically as in 2000 and 2001, pump prices have increased nearly 30 cents per gallon since February. Industry sources say we can expect another 10-cent increase before...

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    AFL-CIO maps big 2002 election drive

    AFL-CIO maps big 2002 election drive

    May 25, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    NEW YORK – AFL-CIO President John Sweeney told reporters that the May 22 decision of the federation’s General Board to increase financial support for the federation’s Labor 2002 election campaign is propelled by the issues facing...

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    Farm bill a ‘mixed bag,’ farm leaders say

    Farm bill a ‘mixed bag,’ farm leaders say

    May 18, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    Farm leaders say the farm bill signed into law by President George Bush on May 13 is a 'mixed bag' that, although not perfect, is an improvement over current law.

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    The bully on the block

    The bully on the block

    May 10, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    Earlier this month the right-wing Neanderthals in charge of U.S. foreign policy took two more steps toward a foreign policy aimed at creating a world order dictated by the United States.

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    Rally protests racial profiling

    Rally protests racial profiling

    May 10, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    MADISON, Wisc. – Students and community members staged a rally and march here April 27 against racial profiling. Kim Lampereur, a Young Communist League member and one of the organizers of the demonstration, hailed the event...

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    The April unemployment report: No spring flowers here

    The April unemployment report: No spring flowers here

    May 10, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    Two sets of recently released government data present a contradictory picture of the state of the nation’s economy. On the one hand, the Commerce Department reports that the economy expanded at an annual rate of 5.8...

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    Illinois AFL-CIO: One million strong, together as one

    Illinois AFL-CIO: One million strong, together as one

    May 3, 2002 By Fred Gaboury

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With their placards bobbing like white caps on a sea of brightly colored T-shirts, 10,000 trade unionists flooded the street in front of the state capitol here in a “Solidarity Day” show of...

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