• Unemployed hold vigil

    Unemployed hold vigil

    January 9, 2003

    PHILADELPHIA – On Dec. 27 dozens of unemployed workers and their supporters gathered in front of Pennsylvania Career Links, the Unemployment Office here, to call for the extension of the Temporary Emergency Unemployment Compensation (TEUC) program,...

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  • The economic crisis comes home

    The economic crisis comes home

    January 9, 2003 By Bruce Bostick

    The economic downturn has caused fiscal crises in almost every state and city.

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  • Struggle stops steel co. abatement

    Struggle stops steel co. abatement

    January 9, 2003

    Workers Correspondence LORAIN, Ohio – After a two-month struggle, the steel company RTI/REP pulled its demand for a 60 percent tax abatement from the city here. REP had demanded the abatement from this financially-strapped steel community,...

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  • Who is John Snow?

    Who is John Snow?

    January 9, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    One of the first items of business before the new Senate will be the confirmation of John W. Snow, President Bush’s choice for Treasury Secretary.

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    January 9, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    CLEVELAND, Ohio: Northeast Ohio demands no war with Iraq / NEW YORK: One million Methodist women launch Mid-East peace campaign / PHILADELPHIA: Fifth largest U.S. city says ‘No war’ / DETROIT, Mich.: Injury to one is...

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