Monday, March 6, 2000

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  • Mozambique’s Twin Disasters: Floods and Debt

    Weather forecasters predicted renewed rain in the worst-hit areas of flooded Mozambique today, as a multinational relief operation battled to deliver aid to communities marooned by seas of mud. [includes rush transcript]

  • Corporations Sponsor California Prop. 21 to Lock Up Juveniles in Adult Prison

    Thousands of kids may be tried, sentenced and imprisoned as adults after California’s primary elections tomorrow, under a proposition in the ballot initiative that is being opposed by judges, defense lawyers, probation officers and prisoners’ advocates. It is known as Proposition 21, or the Gang Violence and Juvenile Crime Prevention Act, and it comes to voters courtesy of major corporations, including Chevron, Pacific Gas & Electric and Unocal. [includes rush transcript]