Opinion

                
  • In Presque Isle, Maine, a child speaks for peace

    In Presque Isle, Maine, a child speaks for peace

    March 7, 2003

    Opinion When people think about bombing Iraq, they see a picture in their heads of Saddam Hussein in a military uniform, or maybe soldiers with big black mustaches carrying guns, or the mosaic of George Bush...

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  • Marx and critics

    Marx and critics

    March 7, 2003

    In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx warned that Communism was haunting Europe. While many writers have proclaimed the death of Communism, Karl Marx continues to haunt intellectuals. Two recent articles – one in The Economist (Dec....

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  • Kill the subway fare hike with kindness

    Kill the subway fare hike with kindness

    March 7, 2003

    Worker’s Correspondence BRONX, N.Y. – It all started when my family was visiting New York. They wanted to see all the sights: Times Square, Coney Island, the Staten Island Ferry, Chinatown; so we got them unlimited...

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  • Reflections on the return of school segregation

    Reflections on the return of school segregation

    February 28, 2003

    On Jan. 16, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University released a 67-page report with a grim message: racial segregation has returned to U.S. schools at levels not seen for three decades. The report has implications...

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  • WNBA  one cent on the dollar

    WNBA one cent on the dollar

    February 28, 2003

    Forty years ago this year, the Equal Pay Act was passed. In 1963 women working full-time, year-round were making just under 60 cents to a man’s dollar. It was still legal to separate the want ads...

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