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  • Paul Robeson honored with postage stamp

    Paul Robeson honored with postage stamp

    October 17, 2003 By Mark Almberg

    A ‘tremendous victory’ CHICAGO – Bowing to a six-year grassroots campaign, the U.S. Postal Service has announced that it will issue a stamp commemorating the life of Paul Robeson. The announcement is being greeted with joy...

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  • French heat deaths point to health funding crisis

    French heat deaths point to health funding crisis

    October 17, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    The World Health Organization has ranked the French health insurance system, where the labor movement is involved in its policy-making from top and bottom, as the best in the world.

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  • Zeal for market: But what about justice?

    Zeal for market: But what about justice?

    October 17, 2003 By Greg Godwin

    In a recent column on “Socialist Market Economy,” Erwin Marquit argues for the merits of market-based economies and against the deficiencies of planned economies. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the European socialist community,...

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  • Arnold moves to pay back energy traders

    Arnold moves to pay back energy traders

    October 17, 2003

    Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger hasn’t even taken office yet and already he and his Republican handlers are moving quickly to make California “business friendly.” They are scheming more deregulation of the electricity market, certain to hit Californians...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    October 16, 2003

    SOUTH BEND, Ind.: Cheney picks up checks, anger Vice President Dick Cheney thought it was a garden variety $2,000-a-plate luncheon, but outside the Notre Dame University’s Joyce Athletic and Convocation Center, hundreds of students, community residents...

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