Thursday, November 5, 1998

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  • Street Savvy Wins for Baldwin in Wisconsin

    In Wisconsin, facing off against the GOP’s high tech, money fueled, turnout drive was an old fashioned street effort led by a highly motivated, politically forthright candidate and backed by many including the AFL-CIO.

  • Progressives Discuss Election Backlash Against Right-Wing

    Some in the progressive community viewed various races around the country as primarily a referendum against the radical right. People like pro-death penalty Senator-elect Chuck Schumer beat out Republican Al D’Amato in New York with the help of votes from people who simply could not bear more D’Amato.

  • Nicaraguan President Imposes Taxes On Hurricane Aid

    Hurricane Mitch, has left over 9,000 dead and more than 13,000 missing. Nicaraguan President Arnoldo Aleman has appealed for international aid for the roughly half a million Nicaraguans left homeless by floods. For the past seven months, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Nicaragua and in several other countries, including the United States, have accused Aleman of holding up thousands of dollars worth of humanitarian aid from poor communities in Nicaragua, and have raised serious concerns over the fate of the hurricane relief now being sent to the country.

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