Left Coast Notes Left Coast Notes

Almost a thousand boisterous supporters--most of them unionized Latino service workers--showed up on March 4 at the vote-counting and subsequent victory party for new City Counci...

Mar 13, 2003 / Feature / Marc Cooper

How the Other Half Still Lives How the Other Half Still Lives

In the shadow of wealth, New York's poor increase.

Feb 27, 2003 / Feature / Jack Newfield

Left Coast Notes Left Coast Notes

After nearly two years' absence from politics, Southern California's most popular progressive politician, Antonio Villaraigosa, is back on the stump.

Feb 12, 2003 / Feature / Marc Cooper

New York, New York New York, New York

The economy of New York City still reels from the attack on September 11, to which has been added the economic effect of global recession and Wall Street's sharp decline.

Dec 17, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Mary Campbell Gallagher

Apocalypse Now? Apocalypse Now?

Judgment Day is everyday with Mike Davis.

Dec 17, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jane Holtz Kay

A New New Deal? A New New Deal?

The same week that New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his plans to close eight city firehouses, Mike Wallace, John Jay College professor and bard of New York, held a ...

Dec 12, 2002 / Editorial / Kim Phillips-Fein

Why November 5 Matters Why November 5 Matters

The Democrats and Republicans will convene after the election to choose their leaders for the next Congress.

Oct 24, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

Curtain Call for the Puppet Show Curtain Call for the Puppet Show

On August 1, 2000, Philadelphia police rounded up seventy-five activists inside a West Philadelphia warehouse. It was the second day of the Republican National Convention, and th...

Sep 17, 2002 / Feature / Gwen Shaffer

‘Murder by Public Policy’ ‘Murder by Public Policy’

I am writing this review in the midst of a Chicago heat wave, almost exactly seven years after the heat disaster that killed nearly 800 people in the city. The Chicago Tribune's m...

Aug 15, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Micaela di Leonardo

Dying for Work Dying for Work

Close to 3,000 progressive activists from all walks of life joined Jim Hightower for his third "Rolling Thunder/Down-Home Democracy Tour" in Tucson on July 26.

Jul 31, 2002 / Feature / Tom Hayden