Obama Argues for Worker’s Rights; Guantanamo Detainees to Confess 9/11 Attacks

By Jonathan Adams Dec 09, 2008

Obama: Laid-Off Workers Occupying Factory in Chicago Are ‘Absolutely Right’ "About 250 union workers occupied the Republic Windows and Doors plant in shifts Saturday, saying they won’t go home without assurances they’ll get severance and vacation pay, while union leaders outside criticized a Wall Street bailout they say is leaving laborers behind." Chicago Sun-Times. Morehouse Men Reinspired by Obama "Morehouse President Robert Franklin is making the same points to students on a somewhat different plane. He talks about the new “Renaissance man” who is “well-read, well-traveled, well-spoken, well-dressed and well-balanced.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 2nd Ecuadorean Immigrant Attacked in New York "An Ecuadorean immigrant was in critical condition Monday after being brutally beaten by four attackers who authorities say may have mistaken him and his brother for gay men." New York Post. 5 Gitmo Detainees Plan to Confess 9/11 Attacks As Bush’s administration ends, the five Guantánamo detainees charged with coordinating the Sept. 11 attacks told a military judge on Monday that they wanted to confess in full. New York Times.