Opinion

                
  • New York public schools under attack

    New York public schools under attack

    August 29, 2003

    On Aug. 12, 2003, an editorial appeared in the titled “Reforming Special Ed.” The paper said New York Schools Chancellor Joel Klein “has done a tremendous job” in implementing school reform and that “the turnaround in...

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  • Reject Bushs attack on Medicaid

    Reject Bushs attack on Medicaid

    August 29, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    At a June 13 New York forum titled “Ending the safety net as we know it? Assessing the new federal block grant proposals,” leaders of the Community Service Society (CSS) and the Brookings Institution tackled probably...

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  • The global attack on pensions

    The global attack on pensions

    August 29, 2003 By Wadi’h Halabi

    People Before Profits Wall Street seeks it. George W. Bush is eyeing it. The managements of Bethlehem Steel and LTV have done it. Those of United and Northwest Airlines are pushing it. Japanese insurers are doing...

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  • New thinking on global warming

    New thinking on global warming

    August 22, 2003

    According to a report issued by a committee of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2002, severe change in the earth’s climate can take place in less than a decade. This runs counter to the...

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  • The Rosenbergs and the Cuban Five

    The Rosenbergs and the Cuban Five

    August 22, 2003 By John Gilman

    Opinion Political frameups of pro-labor, antiracist and antiwar activists are nothing new in U.S. history. The Haymarket martyrs, Tom Mooney, Sacco and Vanzetti, Angelo Herndon, Angela Davis: these are just a few of the most celebrated...

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