National

                
  • Wal-Mart  the nations worst workplace bully

    Wal-Mart the nations worst workplace bully

    January 23, 2003

    With $7 billion in profits squeezed from the labor of one million workers at 3,250 stores across the country last year, Wal-Mart deserves its reputation as the nation’s worst “workplace bully.” But the grievances against the...

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  • Sacramento fights school privatization

    Sacramento fights school privatization

    January 23, 2003

    SACRAMENTO – Sacramento High School, which has been in operation since 1856 and is the second-oldest high school west of the Mississippi, is in danger of being closed by the Sacramento City School Board, paving the...

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  • Lessons from the Lott expos

    Lessons from the Lott expos

    January 17, 2003

    The Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) scandal did more than expose the racist underbelly of the former Senate majority leader and the Republican Party. It also showed the growing importance of the struggle for equality and against...

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  • Coalition to fight judicial nominees

    Coalition to fight judicial nominees

    January 17, 2003

    A coalition of civil rights and women’s equality organizations has promised a fight to block Senate confirmation of Judge Charles W. Pickering, Sr. and Judge Priscilla R. Owen to seats on the federal appeals court. They...

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  • Illinois commutes death sentences

    Illinois commutes death sentences

    January 17, 2003

    CHICAGO – Illinois Governor George Ryan struck a blow against the death penalty worldwide when he pardoned four men on Illinois Death Row, Jan. 10, and commuted all 167 other death sentences to life imprisonment, Jan....

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