“I hope that everyone who reads the People’s Weekly World gets this pamphlet in their hands,” said Joelle Fishman, chair of the Communist Party USA Political Action Commission. “And if they’re inspired by it, take more copies to share with their family, friends and co-workers.”
CHICAGO — With the Zimbabwean economy in a state of collapse and President Robert Mugabe stepping up repression against the country’s population, activists here called for extending greater solidarity to the people.
On May 14, noted social documentary photographer Milton Rogovin, 97, received the Cornell Capa Award presented by the International Center of Photography in New York.
“Chalk” is a mockumentary about the lives of a handful of teachers at Harrison High School. If you are a teacher, if anyone close to you is a teacher, if you plan to become a teacher, or if you simply appreciate great humor, see this film.
Puerto Rican New York actress Rosie Perez’s recent documentary “¡Yo soy Boricua, pa’que tu lo sepas!” (I’m Puerto Rican, just so you know!) emphasizes, perhaps without really intending to, the contradictions facing a national minority of a colonial country within the United States.
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — On June 4, while the Bush administration twisted arms in Congress to pass an exploitative guest worker program, New Haven became the first city in the country to issue a municipal ID card regardless of immigration status, which can be used for city services and banking.
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RIMINI, Italy — The recent general elections here resulted in a defeat for the ultra-right Silvio Berlusconi, former prime minister, and his supporting parties. But the government, now run by a coalition of center-left parties and headed by Prime Minister Prodi, won by the barest of margins. Italy is a divided country.