Wednesday, February 28, 2001

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  • Zapatistas March to Mexico City As World Economic Forum Meets in Cancun

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  • Mumia Abu Jamal Commentary: WBAI the Coup On Wall Street

    On this, the last day of African American history month, we look at life of Mumia Abu Jamal. Pacifica radio was thefirst national outlet to broadcast his commentaries from Death Row. It was four years ago this month, a minute beforewe were scheduled to go on air, that the 12 Pennsylvania stations controlled by Temple University, pulled DemocracyNow off the air.

  • Bush Addresses Congress

    President George Bush must have thought that Americans were tucked into bed with a glass of warm milk when hedelivered his speech to Congress last night. Talking about his plan to cut taxes by $1.6 trillion, Bush said: "Somesay my tax plan is too big. Others say it is too small," Bush continued. "I respectfully disagree. This tax relief isjust right." The fairy tale of the middle ... without the happy ending.

  • Biographer Terry Bisson On His New Book "On a Move: The Story of Mumia Abu-Jamal"

    Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal gathered at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY last night tocelebrate the publication of Mumia Abu Jamal’s first biography, written by Terry Bisson.