A year of struggle / New Year’s resolution

Canadians question electoral system bias

VANCOUVER, Canada – With voting rates falling across Canada, there is growing public discontent with the electoral system and renewed interest in adopting some form of Proportional Representation.

Group sounds alarm on judicial nominees

MILWAUKEE – On Dec. 3 the law office of Alex Flynn and Associates hosted a reception to welcome Nan Aron, founder and president of the Alliance for Justice, which is fighting to oppose unqualified, right-wing judicial nominees.



Remove Dr. Death / Grassroots power and the 2004 elections

Philadelphia Nurses reject contract

PHILADELPHIA – Nurses at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital (MCP), on strike for nearly a month, rejected Tenet Health Care Corporation’s latest contract offer on Dec. 1.

U.S. military attacks Iraqi trade unions

A U.S. occupation force involving 10 armored vehicles and dozens of soldiers attacked the headquarters of the Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions in Baghdad, Dec. 6. They arrested eight of its leaders and members, who were handcuffed and taken away to an unknown destination. The eight were released the next day with no explanation. click here for Spanish text

Corporate Americas dirty secret

Book review – “Keeping up with the Dow Joneses: Debt, Prison, Workfare,” By Vijay Prashad. South End Press, 2003, Softcover, 214 pp., $17.00.


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