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.

CPUSA delegation to China, Vietnam

A delegation of the Communist Party USA started a tour of China and Vietnam Nov. 30. See future issues of the People’s Weekly World for reports on the trip.

Super-Sunday events for PWW

“We’ll raise several thousand dollars,” Lance Cohn said of the 19th Annual People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo Banquet in Illinois, of which he is a principal organizer. Cohn said that the banquet, which will be held in a Greek restaurant, has attracted a wide audience.

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CARTOON

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Communists assess election results

NEW YORK — “The right-wing stranglehold on Congress has been broken,” Joelle Fishman, chair of the Communist Party USA’s political action commission, told a meeting of its national committee here, Nov. 18-19.

WORLD NOTES

India: Union to organize IT workers Sweden: Unions resist gov’t attacks on workers Zambia: Gov’t seeks revenue increases, expanded social services Great Britain: Oxfam condemns rich nations for putting patents before people

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