April

Specter haunting the GOP

A specter is haunting the Republican Party. The specter of marginalization. Pennsylvania's Republican Sen. Arlen Specter triggered political shockwaves by announcing he is switching parties, and will run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary.

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May Day -- Born in the USA

Many of us never learned in school that May Day, the most widely celebrated holiday in the world, was born here in the USA.

Immigration reform welcome news

We welcome the news that both of the nation’s major labor federations have agreed to join forces to support an overhaul of the immigration system. They are backing the Obama administration’s call for a path to legalized status for each of the 12 million undocumented people now living and working in the United States.

Letters: Nukes, Berenson, Travel to Cuba, free speech, J.H. Franklin

Nuclear sense Fujimori and Berenson Dangerous speech Travel to Cuba John Hope Franklin

Love your mother

Earth Day, April 22, is sandwiched between Tax Day, April 15, and Workers Memorial Day, April 28. Just around the corner is May Day, May 1, the international workers day and a day for flower baskets and maypoles. What do they all have in common?

Editorial: Seeking a nuke-free world

President Obama told a crowd of 20,000 in Prague April 5 that the U.S., the only nation that has ever used nuclear weapons, has a “moral responsibility” to lead the way in seeking “the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.”

Editorial: In defense of equality

All people who cherish liberty, justice and equality have something to celebrate after Iowa’s Supreme Court and Vermont’s Legislature added those states to the short list of places in America where gay marriage is recognized as legitimate and legal.

LETTERS Banks, pensions, G20, drugs, and more

Banks What to do with the banks? Turn them into credit unions!! Jo Forman Via e-mail

Binghamton and beyond: A deeper look at those who just snap

A series of mass killings in recent weeks has given some the impression that things are falling apart in this country. A deeper look is needed.

LETTERS On taxpayers, Special Olympics, change, hope and life

On taxpayers Special Olympics Fed up and looking for change! Hope rising I need your help Good month for life

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