April

EDITORIAL: Tax justice

As Americans scramble to file their tax returns by the April 15 deadline, a new tax study got us angry.

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Medical students rally for universal health care

CHICAGO — Wearing white coats and stethoscopes, and carrying signs and banners, medical students rallied in support for universal health care here March 31. The students were joined by health care consumers and elected officials at the Health Care Justice Rally.

Our children are not for sale: Baltimore labor slams midnight attack on public schools

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — “They want to turn our schools over to corporate America to operate at a profit. But our children are not for sale!” So said an angry Marietta English, president of the Baltimore Teachers Union.

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Walkout: Nationwide, thousands of high school students rally for immigrant rights

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — Students in this small city walked out of class at exactly noon, March 31, to demand immigrant rights, joining a wave of thousands of students doing the same thing in Los Angeles, San Diego, El Paso, Yakima, Wash., and scores of other cities across the nation.