July

400.000 exigen investiguen mentiras Bush

Mientras oficiales de la Casa Blanca excusan al presidente George W. Bush, cientos de ciudadanos estadounidense están exigiendo que hagan una investigación sobre el porqué la administración Bush se fue a la guerra contra Irak.

Radical right imposes austerity on Texas

Dress rehearsal for the nation? AUSTIN, Texas – After three years in power, the Bush administration’s vision is coming more sharply into focus.

Ann Arbor says, Save civil liberties

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – By a 9-2 vote, the Ann Arbor City Council passed a “resolution to safeguard the civil liberties of Ann Arbor residents,” according to a statement by the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union.

GAO cites failures in home elder care

In some states, home and community-based alternatives are replacing nursing homes as the primary form of long-term elder care. Despite widespread support for home care for the elderly as more desirable and less costly, there are problems with this picture, including problems of quality assurance.

Rhode Island budget coalition scores win

Around the country, state budgets have been in crisis. Rhode Island’s budget is no different, with a deficit in the hundreds of millions – a big number for a small state.

We need a national health plan for all

Workers Correspondence The other day, I went to the drug store to fill five prescriptions for my wife and me. My total cost was $10.

Town meetings oppose Bush drug plan

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Unable to get heard on the floor of the House, over 70 members of Congress convened town hall meetings in their home districts over the weekend to expose the truth about the phony prescription drug plan that passed the House by only one vote.

National Clips

CHICAGO, Ill.: Show us the evidence, Mr. President / BATAVIA, Ill.: Riot police ‘greet’ retirees protesting Bush drug plan / DALLAS, Texas: Bush gets the money, but no free ride / ANN ARBOR, Mich.: No evidence, trial or jury – but deported!

La Raza calls for massive voter turnout

AUSTIN, Texas – Calling George W. Bush’s campaign promises “a false image, a mirage,” Raul Yzaguirre, president of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), called on Latinos in the United States to register and vote in support of their communities.

New U.S. report on Patriot Act abuses

WASHINGTON – A report released July 20 by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) charged that federal law enforcement agencies have abused and even beaten people detained after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. It was the second OIG report on Patriot Act abuses in as many months.

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