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  • UnionFacts from corporate hacks?

    UnionFacts from corporate hacks?

    February 24, 2006

    Little Red Riding Hood knew to stay clear of the Big Bad Wolf. To get close enough to gobble her up, the wolf had to dress up in Red’s grandmother’s clothes.

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  • Cardinal calls for immigrant rights

    Cardinal calls for immigrant rights

    February 17, 2006

    LOS ANGELES — A leading member of the Catholic Church has condemned a congressional resolution that, he said, further victimizes immigrants. He also took the occasion to initiate a campaign for immigrant rights.

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  • The Feminine Mystique of Betty Friedan

    The Feminine Mystique of Betty Friedan

    February 17, 2006

    Betty Friedan, known as the mother of modern feminism, said she was once characterized as “more of a threat to the United States than the Russians.” Friedan died of congestive heart failure on her 85th birthday,...

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  • Katrina lays bare issues of race and class

    Katrina lays bare issues of race and class

    February 17, 2006 By Debbie A. Bell

    NEW OREANS — Recently released documents show the federal government knew as early as July 2004 that if a Category 3 hurricane were to hit this region, widespread devastation would ensue. Yet when Hurricane Katrina, a...

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  • Band-Aids not enough: Health care system needs a profit-ectomy

    Band-Aids not enough: Health care system needs a profit-ectomy

    February 17, 2006 By Chris Lindberg

    Recently a young family celebrated the birth of their child but soon received the sad news that the baby needed heart surgery. Their concern escalated when their health insurance company refused to pay for the surgery....

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