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Naders disastrous decision to run in 2004

Opinion As someone who voted for Ralph Nader twice for president, the second time in 2000 against the advice of friends and comrades, I am saddened and angered by his decision to run for president in 2004. I believe that this is true of most of his former supporters.

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.”

Kucinich: the most unreported story of 2004

WASHINGTON – The most underreported story of the 2004 election is the never-give-up, never-give-in campaign of Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) for president.

Maine voters turn out in big numbers

PORTLAND – Doug Wall attended his first-ever Democratic nominating caucus on Feb 8. Politics has never been his thing, he says. He had grown up believing that his government does the right thing, but now he is shocked. His country has become a bully

Rock the Vote urges Choose or lose

Do you want to Rock the Vote – with MTV? Then you need to MeetUp.

Women of color play crucial role in April 25 march

Opinion During these critical times, it has come to the point when we must “do or die.”

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