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With healthcare costs skyrocketing and the public voicing increasing disgust with the U.S.’s profit-driven health system, healthcare is shaping up to be an important issue in the 2004 presidential campaign. The Democratic presidential candidates have...

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A wave of panic swept over Democratic Party leaders in the days preceding San Francisco’s December 9 runoff for mayor. As election day approached, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Nancy Pelosi, Diane Feinstein, and...

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The moment Ralph Nader announced his presidential run, the entire political establishment and the media unleashed a torrent of abuse and condemnation. “It’s about [Nader], it’s about his ego, it’s about his vanity, and not...

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The recent Democratic presidential primaries generated record turnouts and far more interest than usual. The highlight of this intense race was the spectacular emergence of Howard Dean’s anti-war, “anti-establishment” campaign and its equally stunning collapse....

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The moment Ralph Nader announced his run for president, the entire political establishment unleashed a torrent of abuse and condemnation. Nader’s campaign has inspired a broad coalition opposing it, uniting in message and purpose the...

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How could Hollywood muscle-man Arnold Schwarzenegger win the California Governor recall election? In the final weeks of the election, Schwarzenegger was forced to publicly “apologize” to over a dozen women for his past sexual harassment,...

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Bush’s brutal war on Iraq, his right-wing policies, and an economy that is hemorrhaging jobs, have led many to look to the Democrats for relief. But would a Democratic President’s policies really be that different?...

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How We Can Fight Bush

November 1, 2003

Since Bush stole the election in 2000, we have witnessed tax cuts for the rich, massive layoffs, cutbacks in social programs, and war on Afghanistan and Iraq. More money and troops are being shipped into...

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There has been a real shift in public opinion against President Bush and his war in Iraq since he declared victory in Iraq on May 1. A growing questioning, anxiety, and out-right opposition is building...

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Should a student activist serve a year in jail for the “crime” of holding up a sign? Miguel Malo, president of the student senate and chairperson of the student government academic affairs committee at Hostos...

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