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January/February 2004

Issue 251

features

  • Immigrant Restaurant Workers Hope to Rock New York

    DAN LA BOTZ

    Following 9/11, displaced restaurant workers are transforming grief into action.

  • The Power of Salvadoran Labor

    ESTHER CERVANTES

    Interview with fired labor leader Sara Quintanilla.

  • Book Excerpt: Harvard Works Because We Do

    GREG HALPERN

    Custodians and service workers at the world's wealthiest university tell their stories.

  • Wealth Inequality by the Numbers

    UNITED FOR A FAIR ECONOMY

  • Tax Wealth to Broaden Wealth

    CHUCK COLLINS and DEDRICK MUHAMMAD

  • The Chad-Cameroon Pipeline: Barrelfuls of Trouble

    VICTORIA FINKLE

    The World Bank is helping three multi-national oil giants develop Chadís oil reserves. Who will benefit?

the regulars

  • the short run
  • letter
  • active culture San Francisco raises minimum wage
  • comment Good news on the economy?
  • making sense FTAA-Lite / U.S. military crackdown on Iraqi unionists
  • in review Can Christianity fix capitalism
  • economy in numbers Who votes, and how