NEW YORK — “I’m traveling by car from Ohio,” said Janice, a mother of three. “I’m going with a few friends and one of my kids, because we have to stand up to Bush and his friends. I would come even if the demonstration was in Alaska.”
WASHINGTON — Musicians Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris, actor Christopher Reeve and artist Maya Lin are lending their faces and voices to a new public service announcement (PSA) effort by the Campaign for America’s Wilderness to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was signed into law Sept. 3, 1964.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — From Wednesday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Sept. 12, Appalshop is hosting a “Real-Time Re-creation of Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 Tour of Eastern Kentucky” and “Art & Democracy,” a national gathering of artists and activists.
Movie Review Bush’s Brain Produced and directed by: Joe Mealy and Michael Paradies Shoob
No matter how much money we pour in, insurance companies, HMOs, and for-profit hospitals rake off a greater and greater share. That’s why every fight should include a focus on universal single-payer health care.
There is a riddle today in American politics. Why does Ralph Nader run for president?
It was no surprise to me that virtually everyone I met during a recent three-week trip across the Midwest was quick to remind me that this election is the most important in their lifetime.
People’s health has to do with social class. But the keepers of official U.S. statistics, alone among their kind in the industrialized world, make no use of class in analyzing health data.
News Analysis PHILADELPHIA — With only days remaining in the contract between the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) and the Philadelphia School District, a settlement on a new contract seems remote.
“The economy is strong, and getting stronger,” says President Bush, but an AP poll reports that only 10 percent of households making less than $50,000 a year think their economic situation is strong.