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  • UFW: No war on Iraq honors Chavez legacy

    UFW: No war on Iraq honors Chavez legacy

    March 21, 2003

    Cesar Chavez’s legacy is all about peace and non-violent action. If there was ever a time for Cesar’s legacy to come alive it is now. Basic principle demands that the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO,...

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  • AFL-CIO renews health care campaign

    AFL-CIO renews health care campaign

    March 20, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    After a long silence, the AFL-CIO has weighed in on the campaign for comprehensive health care reform. In their resolution, “Renewing the Drive for Comprehensive Health Care Reform,” the February meeting of the AFL-CIO executive council...

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  • Actors Guild warns against blacklisting

    Actors Guild warns against blacklisting

    March 14, 2003

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The entertainment industry must not blacklist people who speak out against war with Iraq, the Screen Actors Guild said last week. “Some have recently suggested that well-known individuals who express ‘unacceptable’ views...

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  • There is no good news

    There is no good news

    March 14, 2003

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report for February reminds one of the nightly radio broadcast by the London correspondent of CBS News in the early days of World War II. “There is no good news,...

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  • State employees win union rights

    State employees win union rights

    March 14, 2003

    ALBUQUERQUE – After 10 years of bitter struggle, New Mexico state employees finally won back their collective bargaining rights when Governor Bill Richardson signed into law these rights at a Round House Ceremony, March 7. Present...

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