MUSIC REVIEW Two giants of music, Bob Dylan & Steve Earle, release new CDs

MusicREVIEW Together Through Life By Bob Dylan Columbia Records Townes By Steve Earle New West Records Two music giants released record albums around May Day last month. While their ages are quite disparate by about 20 years or so, they are beginning to share the same audiences. True, Dylan’s audiences are far broader, but a portion of his appeal is similar to Earle’s. And, of course while Earle is a giant, Dylan’s giant size is far larger.

EDITORIAL Cost of anti-immigrant laws

State after state, some 45 in all, continue to suffer major budget shortfalls due to increased costs of anti-immigrant “enforcement only” local laws.

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EDITORIAL Unity on health care

Two months ago, we wrote: “We support “Medicare for All” as put forward in Rep. John Conyers’ HR 676. And we agree with advocates for a strong government health care plan as an essential part of any meaningful reform package.' The focal point now is whether or not a public, Medicare-for-all type plan will be part of the package.

EDITORIAL Pelosi and the CIA

The Republicans, with their fever-pitched attacks on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for what and when she knew about the Bush administration’s torture policies, are only adding to and continuing a national disgrace.

EDITORIAL Regulation: the next frontier

Now that U.S. taxpayers have invested a trillion dollars -- plus $10 trillion more in credit -- many are asking 'What happens next to prevent a repeat of this fiasco?'


BOOK REVIEW The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences

The economic collapse spreading through the world is being blamed on greedy American bankers who peddled sub-prime loans to people with risky credit histories. John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff, authors of “The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences”, disagree.

Letters: equal rights, violence inheritance, drug busts in Venezuela

Equal rights PWW promotion via e-mail Recent comments on pww.org Violence inheritance Drug busts in Venezuela

The year we came to our senses

For a while it seemed like Americans might not be ready to face the future — a future that demands that this nation’s promise of equality be made real for all of our people. Then, out of the nation’s heartland, a fresh wind started to blow away the unfairness, prejudice and discrimination.

Confronting Big Oil

President Obama is taking on the oil and gas industry. He intends to save taxpayers $30 billion over the next 10 years by ending tax loopholes Big Oil has been enjoying on our dime.

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