December

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CPUSA leaders return from China, Vietnam

A Communist Party USA delegation to China and Vietnam returned to the United States on Dec. 12 with a wealth of political and cultural experiences.

Send solidarity greetings

Letters tell the imprisoned that friends are on their side. And they remind jailers that the world is watching

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Winds of change buffet U.S. Cuba policies

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced recently that film director Oliver Stone and four associates would pay a $6,322 fine for traveling to Cuba.

Journalists, singers: Stop corp. media grab

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — “We gather here with a goal — to protect this country’s democracy by ensuring that many independent, credible voices are heard on our nation’s airwaves and in the press.”

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Rallies support Goodyear strikers

The Steelworkers union, joined by other unions and community supporters, held national protests Dec. 16 at 168 Goodyear Tire stores to dramatize the fact that the profitable corporation forced 15,000 USW members to strike weeks ago.

How to pass the Employee Free Choice Act

Passing the Employee Free Choice Act will require a massive shift in the culture of the labor movement, Communications Workers President Larry Cohen told national union leaders gathered for the AFL-CIO’s organizing summit.

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Denouncing the killings in Oaxaca

The Mexican Consulate in downtown Sacramento, Calif., locked its doors Dec. 1 when protesters lined up with signs condemning the Mexican government’s violence against thousands of strikers in Oaxaca. At least 17 strikers have been killed

PWW events salute peoples leaders

Dec. 3 was a day the People’s Weekly World can be proud of. Still celebrating the results of the Nov. 7 elections, readers held banquets and dinners in various places across the country, attracting elected officials, leaders of people’s movements and rank-and-file fighters for justice and democracy.

Colombian prisoner holds Bush prosecutors at bay

An extraordinary trial, remarkable among other things for a novel legal doctrine unveiled by the Bush administration during the course of it, ended as a mistrial Nov. 21 in Washington.

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Two films, two journeys

A few years ago, the entire life’s work of French communist director Robert Guédiguian was screened in a retrospective tribute at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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