July

False claims: patient rights under attack

Opinions In 1989, Michael Hatch, then Commerce Commissioner of Minnesota, released an investigation of two medical malpractice insurance companies finding that each had increased doctors’ malpractice premiums some 300 percent.

More thoughts on affirmative action

Opinions The morning of the affirmative action workshop at the Rainbow/PUSH coalition conference last month was the very same morning that the Supreme Court released its controversial and divided decisions in the twin University of Michigan affirmative action cases.

Where is Smedley when we need him?

Opinions Official publicity surrounding the Iraq War gives no indication that military people might harbor dissenting views or be reluctant to obey orders. But the voices of soldiers who said “no” crop up in the historical record.

Questions on Cuba

Opinions Who can deny that there are a great number of prisoners in Cuba suffering the most severe jail conditions existing in today’s world? For them there is neither day nor night because they are blindfolded and in complete darkness. Their ears are also plugged and they remain in complete silence.