Working Families Action Alert

Call on Senate to put Working Families First: Call (800) 393-1082

Northern California banquet honors leaders

Three outstanding Bay Area organizations and their leaders will be honored at the Northern California People's Weekly World banquet Sunday, Nov. 18. The banquet's theme is 'Together for a world of economic and social justice, peace and democracy.'

APHA opposes Bush's war

Over 10,000 public health professionals and workers attended the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, held in Atlanta Oct. 21-25, and roundly opposed Bush's war in Afghanistan.

Anthrax 101

Maybe it's a coincidence, maybe not. But the World Trade Center attack has left Americans with an uneasiness that makes us all so vulnerable to anything that crawls or flies about us or looks like a white powder that came in the morning mail.

American values in danger

Whenever a people suffer a serious tragedy, the usual phenomenon is a pulling together for support and assistance. Since Sept. 11, we have seen long lines at blood banks, increases in donations to United Way, and thousands of flags.

AFL-CIO head to Florida retirees: All-out for the 2002 elections

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Speaking to union retirees and activists in Florida last week, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney issued a ringing call to action that labor repeat in 2002 the same all-out effort of the 2000 elections.

An open letter to NYC's Working Families Party

New York City will elect a new mayor Nov. 6. The following is an open letter issued by the Black Radical Congress, outlining their stand on issues in the campaign.

The separation of church and state - an American revolutionary tradition

In our class divided society there are two sides to freedom.

Want peace? The key is justice

Our next catastrophe would be that the 'Third World War' (which Tom Friedman of The New York Times claims is already here) would be seen as a war against the Third World. Such a nightmare would certainly lead to a spiral of endless Vendettas, and a widening gap between the haves and have-nots.

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