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Super Tuesday message: Bush must go!

Alec Bolton, a college history teacher, was handing out John Kerry palm cards at a Baltimore polling place March 2, Super Tuesday. “I support Kerry,” he told the World. But he said he would vote for any Democratic nominee in November. click here for Spanish text

Greenspan accused of theft

Lawmakers called on Alan Greenspan to resign as chairman of the Federal Reserve Feb. 25 for proposing cuts in Social Security and Medicare benefits for millions of hard-pressed seniors and the disabled to pay for George W. Bush’s $1.7 trillion tax gift to the rich.

Grand jury probes GOP campaign funding

AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas grand jury recently expanded its investigation into allegations that one of Rep. Tom DeLay’s (R-Texas) political action committees and the state’s leading business trade association financed the Republican takeover of the state House with illegal corporate donations.

LA Raza: Education, jobs, health top Latino agenda

WASHINGTON – Lack of quality education, health care, and good jobs, and widespread discrimination define the “State of Hispanic America” and are critical issues for Latinos in the 2004 election, said Raul Yzaguirre, president of the National Council of La Raza.

California Students fight for college dreams

OAKLAND, Calif. – When you meet Sherita Cobb you are reminded of Lorraine Hansberry’s writings, “To be young, gifted and Black.”

Cleveland in contention

The Thrill and the Agony This week in sports by Chas Walker

March 4 action for health care rights

Jobs with Justice and hundreds of local unions, retiree groups and health care advocacy organizations, including the Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN), have set a national “Health Care Action Day” to link workers’ struggles against premium cost-shifting and cuts in essential health care services to the larger movement to win universal health care reform.

Wall Street loves Bush budget

Under the Bush administration, the federal debt has reached record dollar amounts. The latest budget, which claims to cut the deficit in half in five years, is a work of fiction – under the Bush program, real deficits will continue to soar.

Bush sneaks in another extremist judge

Reaction to George W. Bush’s Feb. 20 back-door appointment of Alabama Attorney General William Pryor as a U.S. appeals court judge was swift and scathing.

National Clips

NASHVILLE, Tenn.: State defies drug companies, Bush / WASHINGTON: U.S. marshals provide poor health care / NORCROSS, Ga.: Fifth-graders create Black history museum

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