|by Peter Edelman Former assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services explains what "welfare reform" really means
|by Jim Hightower Nike said "great, go ahead" to Vietnamese-American businessman looking at working conditions in Asian sweatshops -- but now they're sorry
|by Jim Hightower Nike CEO Philip Knight gets all red-faced and puffs-up with indignation when confronted with his exploitation, claiming that these Asian workers are paid at least the minimum wage in their countries
|by Russell Sadler Northwest enviro activists were watching for pipelines. but they should have been watching for powerlines
|by Ted Rall Americans will never appreciate the need to revoke colossal errors of government until their unpleasant consequences come fully to pass
|by Richard Moe, National Trust for Historic Preservation Local governments subsidize sprawl by providing -- at public expense -- the infrastructure that sprawl demands, but UGBs (Urban Growth Boundaries), can guide growth wisely
|by Alexander Cockburn Strawberries may be as important a labor issue in the 1990's as grapes were twenty years ago
|by Alexander Cockburn The only winner in Navajo-Hopi dispute is the Coal Company and attorney that's schemed to get their land for over thirty years
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