February

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CARTOON

N. Korea nuclear talks to resume Feb. 8

The six-party talks aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear issue ended in December without any substantial progress, but there is renewed hope that the next round — now scheduled for Feb. 8 — will bring more success.

Serrano bill seeks to reunite families

Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) has reintroduced legislation to help reunite thousands of families that are being broken up by U.S. immigration laws every day.

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St. Louis leader likes PWWs focus

Tony Harris, vice president of the St. Louis Gateway District Area Local of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, said that he gives to the People’s Weekly World because of its focus on working people.

Canadas Communists seek election reforms

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — As part of its ongoing campaign for electoral reform, the Communist Party of Canada is asking election authorities to allocate more free television advertising time to small parties.

Ann Soyka Taylor, a feisty fighter for justice, 90

Ann Soyka Taylor died Dec. 19 in New Haven, Conn., shortly after her 90th birthday. Ann’s friends and comrades will remember and miss her great warmth, her feisty manner and fighting spirit.

Foxs 24 fans far-right propaganda

The Fox Television Network series “24” is an incredibly brazen example of the ultra-right-wing’s use of that medium to spread fear to win support for its political agenda and for President Bush.

Beautiful films

Some of the world’s most beautiful humanist films have been made in a country demonized by Western media. “Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution” is a penetrating study of the history of Iran, the world’s first Islamic Republic, through the wondrous eye of the camera.

The Decider strikes again

In spite of his State of the Union efforts to appear conciliatory, Bush is proving yet again that he doesn’t feel he has to listen to anybody.

WORLD NOTES

India: Major economic growth projected Great Britain: Public service unionists demand respect Djibouti: U.S. sets up unified military command Iraq: Workers mobilize against privatization

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