Muhammad Ali: a champion of the people

The film Ali begins and ends with a heroic victory for an athlete of incredible talent.

This holiday season one man was 'grounded at zero'

NEW YORK – As our driver made his way through the streets, I wondered what to expect when I got there. How would I feel? Would it be as I had imagined? All my questions were about to be answered.

African National Congress 90 years old

The following is a statement by the South African Communist Party (SACP) on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC):

Israels working people face a difficult future

TEL AVIV – Israel entered 2002 in deep economic crisis and without the budget the Knesset should have adopted by Dec. 31.

Tucson: the capitalist killer

Late on Friday afternoon when most folks were fighting rush-hour traffic to get home for Christmas cheer and a long holiday weekend, about 60 people paused to remember some of the often forgotten victims of Bush’s America.

America: the latest police state?

On the one hand: We are under attack from a secret organization that operates at our very bosom, using the openness of our society against us. Surely, we are justified in taking extraordinary measures to defend ourselves.

War on terrorism: On to Iraq?

It’s all but official. Despite strong opposition from Arab allies, not to mention our NATO partners in Europe, it seems we’re headed for Round 2 – war against Iraq.

There's more to defense than guns

The preamble to the U.S. Constitution reads: “We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

Students protest racist team names

MINNEAPOLIS – As the University of North Dakota’s “Fighting Sioux” hockey team arrived here to play the University of Minnesota Gophers Jan. 5, it was greeted with placards and shouts calling on the team to change its name.

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