August

National Clips

ATLANTA, Ga. – Georgians reject Miller, Bush / MONTPELIER, Vt. – State sues for affordable meds / BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Black Americans look to expand representation

Florida hurricane: Workers lend a hand, Bushes play politics

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is hustling across this state seeking to turn the human misery inflicted by Hurricane Charley into votes for his older brother in the Nov. 2 election.

Protests at GOP meet to hit health crisis

The National Council of Churches, along with 100 other organizations, has sent the clarion call to everyone protesting the anti-people policies of the Bush administration and its congressional allies.

Patriot Act nixes privacy

HOUSTON — Confident-iality is a concept that is crucial to a number of professional relationships and has been safeguarded by a number of professional organizations for many years.

National Clips

PITTSBURGH: ‘Health care, not warfare’; DENVER: Renewable, Green heat and electricity; LOUISVILLE, Ky.: Kroger workers approve contract; CHARLESTON, W.Va.: Rainbow/Push, unions plan Labor Day; ATLANTA: African American woman to run for Senate

Anti-immigrant law hit

HOUSTON — U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) has introduced controversial legislation to sharply curtail the rights and daily activities of immigrants.

Shifting political winds in Illinois a nationwide trend?

The steady erosion of support for Bush’s ultra-right policies led the Kerry campaign earlier this summer to expand the list of potential “swing states” it believed to be competitive.

Dump Bush movement says we can do it

BOSTON — John Kerry and John Edwards left the Democratic National Con-vention July 29 to barnstorm across the country, buoyed by ringing calls both inside and outside the convention for George W. Bush’s defeat as a menace to world peace and democracy.

Minimum wage outrage

The federal minimum legal wage is $5.15 per hour. That stinks! A full-time, minimum wage worker receives only $10,300 per year before taxes. By the end of this year, the value of the minimum wage will be close to its lowest level in 50 years.

Community Film Workshop of Chicago Learning the means of production

Movies. We all love them. While we munch popcorn we are transported into another world. They can make us laugh, cry and think. They can also make us go brain dead with violence and ignorance.

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