February

Two forerunners in the fight for civil rights

Negro history: The history of the whole Negro people. A proud heritage of courage.

2005 budget feeds beast

News Analysis Military contractors Boeing and Northrop Grumman were the big winners in the $2.4 trillion budget presented to Congress Feb. 2 by George W. Bush. The proposed budget is a financial blueprint for disaster in Bush’s drive to keep the White House.

Voters say Anybody but Bush

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Favorite son John Edwards carried South Carolina and John Kerry captured five other states in the Feb. 3 Democratic primaries. Gen. Wesley Clark eked out a narrow win in Oklahoma. Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut dropped out. But regardless of the state, voters sent a loud, clear message that Bush must go Nov. 2. click here for Spanish text

Bush runs for cover on WMD lies

Following the declaration by President Bush’s chief U.S. weapons hunter David Kay that Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction prior to the U.S. invasion – the administration’s stated reason for the Iraq war – Bush’s move to set up an investigation commission to look into “intelligence failures” is being assailed as a damage control and cover-up effort.

School of Assassins protesters sentenced

FORT BENNING, Ga. – The trials of 27 people arrested here for their November protest of the infamous “School of the Assassins” began Jan. 26 before a federal magistrate.