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  • Wal-Mart, corporate outlaw

    Wal-Mart, corporate outlaw

    October 17, 2003

    The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), which represents the nation’s grocery and retail clerks, has set Jan. 14 as a National Day of Action against Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer. Last year UFCW held...

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  • Labor women chart fightback

    Labor women chart fightback

    October 17, 2003

    “We’re going to use our saw to trim that shrub,” vowed carpenter Pat Stell, using the tools of her trade to describe the role of union women in next year’s presidential campaign. “He is not of...

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  • Pressure builds for probe of Bush WMD distortions

    Pressure builds for probe of Bush WMD distortions

    October 17, 2003

    One year after it authorized use of the Armed Forces to defend the nation against the alleged “threat posed by Iraq and to enforce all relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions,” Congress is considering an additional...

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  • Labor 2004: Theres a new kid on the block

    Labor 2004: Theres a new kid on the block

    October 17, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    The movement to defeat George Bush in November 2004 got another boost on Oct. 6 when the Voices for Working People Coalition (VWPC) announced its arrival on the electoral battlefield.

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  • Arnold moves to pay back energy traders

    Arnold moves to pay back energy traders

    October 17, 2003

    Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger hasn’t even taken office yet and already he and his Republican handlers are moving quickly to make California “business friendly.” They are scheming more deregulation of the electricity market, certain to hit Californians...

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