Social Justice

Labor’s Health Problem Labor’s Health Problem

While fighting givebacks, unions can't lose sight of the big healthcare picture.

Jun 19, 2003 / Feature / Steve Early

Chipping Away at Roe Chipping Away at Roe

Congress has once again passed a bill banning "partial-birth abortion." It's not the first time. President Clinton vetoed similar bans in 1996 and 1997.

Jun 12, 2003 / Editorial / Wendy Chavkin

Standing Up to the FCC Standing Up to the FCC

Even as he condemned the 3-to-2 vote of the Federal Communications Commission to allow media conglomerates to dramatically increase their control over newspapers and radio and ...

Jun 5, 2003 / Editorial / John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney

Guns or Butter Guns or Butter

"Our job is to make sure that the labor movement talks about how the militarization of US foreign policy hurts workers at home."

May 28, 2003 / Feature / Bob Muhlenkamp

Pre-empting Protest Pre-empting Protest

The Peace Corps is feeling the fallout from Bush Administration policies.

May 16, 2003 / Feature / Sasha Polakow-Suransky

The Disquieted American The Disquieted American

Recently Congress released transcripts of secret testimony of witnesses summoned before Senator Joseph McCarthy's infamous subcommittee in hearings that impugned the patriotism...

May 8, 2003 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

The Unconquerable World The Unconquerable World

Violence, Hannah Arendt said, destroys power. The United States is moving quickly down this path.

May 6, 2003 / Feature / Jonathan Schell

Freedom of Choice Talking Points Freedom of Choice Talking Points

Though polls consistently show a majority of Americans supporting freedom of choice, abortion rights are facing their greatest attack since the Supreme Court decision Roe V.

May 1, 2003 / Editorial / Jonah Engle

Sodomy for Some Sodomy for Some

So it looks like Rick Santorum won't go the way of Trent Lott.

May 1, 2003 / Editorial / Richard Kim

Screened Out Screened Out

How 'fighting terrorism' became a bludgeon in Bush's assault on labor.

Apr 24, 2003 / Feature / David Bacon