Wadi’h Halabi


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    Expensive oil and imperialist war

    Expensive oil and imperialist war

    November 5, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    In February 2003, Ari Fleischer, then George W. Bush’s press secretary, brushed off millions of demonstrators worldwide demanding “No war for oil!” If the assault on Iraq was for cheap oil, Fleischer said, the U.S. could...

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    Halabi responds to Cato charges

    Halabi responds to Cato charges

    October 8, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    Three weeks ago, this column identified George W. Bush’s “ownership society” as “actually a Wall Street expropriation, foreclosure-and-indenture scheme.” The column warned that Bush’s Wall Street masters, impelled by a crisis of their system, were using...

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    Bushs dis-ownership society

    Bushs dis-ownership society

    September 17, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    “The Ownership Society” is George Bush’s campaign promise: Support me, and you can own your own home, your own pension plan, personal health plan, even your retraining program after you lose your job. He’s out-promising Newt...

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    Capitalism wastes humanity’s time

    Capitalism wastes humanity’s time

    August 21, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    The new Fortune Global 500 list was published in July, ranking the world’s 500 largest corporations by sales.

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    The 1871 ban on night work

    The 1871 ban on night work

    July 15, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    A recent Oxfam study of factories producing for Wal-Mart, Target, Nike and similar companies underlined their abusive practices worldwide.

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    So, where did Wal-Mart come from?

    So, where did Wal-Mart come from?

    April 2, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    An earlier column opened our continuing look into Wal-Mart’s pole vault from a one-store operation in 1962 to the world’s largest corporation.

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  • Labor
    Sleep- deprived women

    Sleep- deprived women

    March 5, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    A woman’s right to a good night’s sleep, some quiet time alone, regular vacations – these are among our goals, along with men’s right to the same, and good jobs, social equality, and security for all.

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    Hey, 
Where did Wal-Mart come from?

    Hey, Where did Wal-Mart come from?

    January 16, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    Wal-Mart is practically synonymous with “cheaper labor.” Its U.S. clerks averaged $13,861 a year in 2001, some $800 below the miserable federal poverty line for a three-person household. Its subcontractors are infamous for their mistreatment of...

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