July

Private bid threatens Texas social services

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas Legislature passed HB 2292 in 2003, which, 150 amendments later, threatens to destroy vital health and human services such as food stamps, Medicaid and help for the elderly.

Letters

Lunchroom talk; A global culture of peace; Investigate Karl Rove; Follow the money; Massacre in Haiti; Great to see e-PWW

Editorial: Solidarity makes us strong

As our nation’s labor movement convenes in Chicago, the crisis facing working families is in sharp relief.

Editorial: Criminals at large

Our page 3 story highlights the longstanding slimy, criminal tactics of Bush-Cheney mastermind Karl Rove. It points out how Rove’s lying, cheating, backstabbing methods, dating back to the Nixon days, helped the ultra-right seize the pinnacles of political power in our country.

Labor Update

Tune in to AFL-CIO convention; Global solidarity — the real thing

Letters

Still relevant; Danger of fascism; Don’t want to look at him; On ‘Stalinism’; TMDs; Shameless effrontery; Health care for all

Global solidarity day for miners

TUCSON, Ariz. — “Let the corporation tremble with our solidarity!” thundered Mexican Miners Union leader Juan Linares to hundreds of cheering copper miners, retirees and supporters rallying in De Anza Park here June 21.