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April 2006 Issue:

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Editorial

Government cuts health care, hands billions to corporations

Most of us are familiar with the numbers: 45 million people with no health insurance, and every year the number seems to grow. And now we're told the government has cut Medicaid (federal-state health insurance for the poor), and proposes to cut Medicare (federal health insurance for the elderly and disabled).

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The attack on immigrants is an attack on us all

As we go to press, hundreds of thousands of people are taking to the streets across the country to rally against HR 4437, the anti-immigrant, anti-worker legislation that the U.S. House passed in December. In Chicago, Washington, D.C., and on March 25, in Los Angeles -- where some 500,000 marched -- immigrants and citizens stood up to reject the government's attempt to further criminalize the undocumented and those who help them. More marches are planned. Also at press time, the Senate is preparing to take up its own version of this terroristic legislation.

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Also In this Issue:

Detroit City Council votes for rate increase for water while 45,000 homes go without water

Attendees at Black Men in Unions conference show support for universal health care

Highland Park, Mich., City Council passes resolution backing health care for all

All Goodbyes Ain't Gone

In Memory of Mary Ford, Warrior for Justice

Auto retirees must step up more to defend health care benefits

'Stop the poverty draft,' says Cindy Sheehan

SPEAKERS for a NEW AMERICA

Divide and Conquer

It's Time for Another Civil Rights Action!

The Future is Up to Us!

Journey for Justice through California's Central Valley begins April 13

'Everybody In, Nobody Out!'

The fox guarding the hen house

L.A. jail riots reflect historical strategies to keep the poor divided and weak

The people of Benton Harbor, Mich. speak their minds

Judge Sides with Prosecution in Benton Harbor Struggle for Justice