Hazleton rally denounces anti-immigrant law

HAZLETON, Pa. — Several hundred Pennsylvanians joined local residents in a Sept. 3 rally here organized by labor, Latino and religious groups to oppose a city ordinance that would make it illegal to sell goods or services to, rent to, hire or aid undocumented immigrants.

Report exposes inconvenient truth on charter schools

The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics study compared 4th grade math and reading tests in charter and public schools. Public school students scored significantly higher in both math and reading than their charter school counterparts.


Black caucus urges big vote to advance equality

WASHINGTON — Charging that “inequities” have widened for Black people in recent decades, the 44-member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) promised a determined campaign to get out the vote Nov. 7 to break the right-wing grip on Congress and turn the nation in a new direction.


$30,000 jump-starts PWW fund drive

NEW YORK — This year’s People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo Fund Drive kicked off with a bang, with PWW writers engaging in fundraising events, local fundraising committees formed, and tens of thousands of dollars turned in for the drive, which runs from Labor Day through December.

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