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  • DREAM Act seeks education equity

    DREAM Act seeks education equity

    May 9, 2003

    Imagine this. A mother, trying to escape the poverty of her country, comes to the United States with her three-year-old son. He grows up here. Goes to school and does well. In high school he’s in...

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  • Labor and the 2004 elections The view from Iowa and South Carolina

    Labor and the 2004 elections The view from Iowa and South Carolina

    May 9, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Mark Smith, president of the Iowa AFL-CIO, said his federation is not “doing much” when it comes to the 2004 election. “That comes after the AFL-CIO makes its endorsement. But some of our affiliates are busy,”...

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  • Tribeca Film Festival
Catch them if you can

    Tribeca Film Festival Catch them if you can

    May 7, 2003

    Most people won’t have a chance to go to New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival (www.tribecafilmfestival.org) May 3-11 but here are three entries to watch for if you’re lucky enough to live in a town that...

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  • Remembering Nina Simone

    Remembering Nina Simone

    May 7, 2003

    Nina Simone was known for a few things – her powerful voice, the music she wrote and her dedication to racial equality. Born in North Carolina in 1933, Simone began her musical training early, starting piano...

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  • A measuring stick

    A measuring stick

    May 7, 2003

    Now that President Bush has embarked on giving all Iraqis a national health program, members of Congress are finally sitting up and taking notice. “What about here?” Of course, many trade unionists, community activists and health...

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