• Canadians debate health care

    Canadians debate health care

    March 28, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    Responding to mass pressures, the government of Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien has released a long-awaited 356-page report proposing changes that will make an already good national health program even better.

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  • War fuels crackdown on Muslims, immigrants

    War fuels crackdown on Muslims, immigrants

    March 28, 2003

    People seeking asylum in the United States from Iraq, Iran and 32 other countries with supposed “ties to al Qaeda” will be held in government custody as part of the “new security measures” announced on March...

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  • The cloud on Bushs horizon

    The cloud on Bushs horizon

    March 27, 2003 By Art Perlo

    George W. Bush’s campaign of shock and awe is aimed at the entire world, not only at the cities of Iraq. But as he moves toward the title of Supreme Overlord of the Known Universe, Bush...

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  • Senate blocks Alaska drilling

    Senate blocks Alaska drilling

    March 27, 2003

    In a 52-48 vote, the Senate moved to bar oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), March 19. Drilling in the ANWR was a key part of Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy policy. Since...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    March 27, 2003

    AROUND THE COUNTRY: A search of newspapers and peace, justice and labor organization websites revealed that events took place in at least 312 cities, towns, townships and communities in over 30 states on March 20, the...

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