Labor

                
  • Whats wrong with no-match letters

    Whats wrong with no-match letters

    January 16, 2004

    Opinion Last week, President Bush announced a vague plan to deal with the 8 to 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. The plan has been denounced because it fails to guarantee what SEIU Executive...

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  • Sports, politics, and organizing

    Sports, politics, and organizing

    January 16, 2004

    Opinion The review of Lester Rodney’s book, “Press Box Red,” (PWW 11/22-28/03) evoked memories. I was a high schooler when I was invited to participate in two activities sponsored by the New Haven, Conn., Young Communist...

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  • Hey, 
Where did Wal-Mart come from?

    Hey, Where did Wal-Mart come from?

    January 16, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    Wal-Mart is practically synonymous with “cheaper labor.” Its U.S. clerks averaged $13,861 a year in 2001, some $800 below the miserable federal poverty line for a three-person household. Its subcontractors are infamous for their mistreatment of...

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  • This Week In Labor

    This Week In Labor

    January 16, 2004

    Anti-immigrant ads pollute airwaves It’s fertile conditions when economic times are bad to have someone to blame besides your rotten employer, said Iowa AFL-CIO president Mark Smith about anti-immigrant political ads that have been appearing on...

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  • SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS  Behind the handshakes lies resistance

    SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS Behind the handshakes lies resistance

    January 16, 2004

    George W. Bush’s handlers tried to prepare a soft-landing for him during his Jan. 12-13 trip to Monterrey, Mexico, but they failed.

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