February

Truth and the cold warrior

Opinion I spent four years in the Navy (1957-61) and four in the Air Force (1961-65). I joined because I was outgrowing my foster home and wanted to travel.

Is it possible to end the occupation of Iraq?

Opinion It is in the interests of the peace and democratic forces of the U.S., of the vast majority of our people, that we join with the Iraqi people and the people of the world to compel the Bush administration to end all forms of occupation and control of Iraq now.

Claudia Jones Dynamic champion of equality

Claudia Jones used her brief years (1915-1964) to the fullest. She was involved with everything and everyone having to do with the rights of African descendants and women.

Chicagoans to vote on liberties, jobs, Iraq

CHICAGO – Voters in Chicago’s 49th Ward in the northside community of Rogers Park will have their say on three urgent national issues – Bush’s attack on civil liberties, a federal jobs program, and the phase-out of U.S. troops in Iraq.

Iran undergoes silent coup detat

In the wake of the wholesale disqualification of 2,500 pro-reform candidates, the Feb. 20 parliamentary elections in Iran yielded predictable results: conservative forces gained the control of the Majlis, or national parliament.

World Court holds hearings on Israeli wall

Opening the oral hearings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legal consequences of the Israeli government’s separation wall, Palestinian UN representative Nasser Kidwa said that the wall will render a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict practically impossible.

UN steps up role as Iraqis push for power

United Nations election experts recently returned from Iraq told the UN Security Council this week a transfer of political power to an Iraqi government must happen by June 30, the previously agreed-upon deadline.

Appealing for justice: the case of the Cuban 5

Although there is not a shred of evidence to suggest that Cuba sponsors terrorism or is developing biological weapons programs, there is a great deal of evidence linking Washington to the 40-year old terrorist network that exists in south Florida.

Students to demand Books not bombs

The Bush administration has cut funds for education drastically in the past three years, resulting in school closures, tuition hikes, overcrowded classrooms, and thousands of campus layoffs.

The struggle to end the occupation of Iraq

Opinion Progressive forces in Iraq, among which the Iraqi Communist Party (ICP) plays a key role, suffered immense losses in dead and imprisoned under the right-wing Saddam Hussein dictatorship.

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