Esther Kaplan

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  • 10 years ago

    The annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., has always been identified with the anti-abortion hard-liners, the ones who openly call for the overturn of Roe v. Wade and insist, "No exception! No compromise!"--not even for cases of rape or incest...

  • 13 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Just maybe the zeitgeist is beginning to shift. This week a Pew poll found that only 42 percent of Americans believe that President Bush has made the case for war—down from 52 percent in September. Last week, a huge Chic...

  • 13 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s true, the longshoremen’s drill team, with its sharp black uniforms and tightly rehearsed moves, did attract attention, as did the tuneful warbling of Rochester’s Raging Grannies. And the paparazzi couldn&#...

  • 14 years ago

    New York City police commish Ray Kelly may be congratulating his Shea-honed troops on "a tough job well done," but several activists and attorneys say policing of the World Economic Forum protests last week was a civil rights disaster. They cite b...

  • 14 years ago

    She arrived in the U.S. from India with her parents when she was just a little kid—long before she took the name Warcry or started protesting institutions like the World Economic Forum. It was 1976, the bicentennial, and right off her dad bou...

  • 16 years ago

    After victims of police brutality, the City University of New York may be Rudy Giuliani's favorite target. The mayor has played tag team with everyone from Governor Pataki to high-flying think tanks to CUNY's own board of trustees in trashing the ...


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