October

Marlins cruise, Yankees lose

The Thrill and the Agony This week in sports by Chas Walker The Florida Marlins stunned the baseball world by defeating the New York Yankees 4 games to 2 in the World Series. Few expected such results – the Marlins just slipped into the playoffs in the NL wild card slot.

Letters

Editorials

Bush, LBJ and Nixon / Save Pell Grants

Alabama setback

Almost every state faces a severe financial crunch, with taxes and spending cuts dominating the news. In September, Alabama had a chance to vote on a real solution to its budget crisis.

Grocery strike solid

VENICE, Calif. – Several hundred workers and supporters from the community turned out in front of a Ralphs Market here Oct. 18 for a rally in support of the striking grocery workers.

Letters

Editorials

Women’s reproductive rights imperiled / Bush’s ‘jobs & growth’ a bust

L.A. grocery strike: A picket line report

Workers’ Correspondence LOS ANGELES – Millions of Southern Californians have let the giant Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons grocery chains know that, despite the victory of Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger, there has been no shift to the right in the thinking of working people.

Letters

Editorials

Bush’s Cuba ploy / A racist Republican power grab

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