May

LETTERS

Color of anger is … blue?; Classic antiwar film; International living wage; Caste system info; A promise made; Bush’s anthem hypocrisy; Thank you!

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Cuba revolutionizes its energy policies

U.S. jitters over the prospect of dwindling world energy supplies are mounting daily. “Peak oil” and similar concepts are entering our everyday language. In socialist Cuba the outlook is somewhat different. Cubans know what an energy crisis is. Oil supplies there peaked 16 years ago and then, with the fall of the Soviet Union, plummeted by 50 percent.

Texas labor picks candidates

IRVING, Texas — The Texas AFL-CIO held its 46th Political Education (COPE) convention here, May 8-9. Democrats, independents, and even one Republican made persuasive appeals for labor’s endorsement.