March

CPUSA urges support for affirmative action

Statement This statement was issued by the National Board of the Communist Party USA after hearing a report on affirmative action at its Jan. 30 meeting

Tax scams, but not for you and me

Opinion George W is pushing his latest tax giveaway to the super-rich as an “economic stimulus.” Well, I’d be “stimulated,” too, if I was going to get $16,000 out of the deal. That’s how much Bush himself would gain. Or how about Dick Cheney, who’d get $104,000 under this scam?

Villaraigosa struck a blow for justice in Los Angeles

Opinion Antonio Villaraigosa struck a blow for justice when he won his bid for City Council in the 14th Council District in East Los Angeles on March 4.

Without French solidarity, would there be a U.S.A.?

Opinion Republican House leaders, enraged that France refuses to back George W. Bush’s Iraq war, have decreed that from now on french fries served in Capitol Hill dining halls are “freedom fries.”

Iraqi CP: War will not bring democracy

In an appeal issued last week, the Iraqi Communist Party (CP) warned of the terrible suffering a new war will bring to their country’s people, and called on anti-war movements around the world to develop peaceful alternatives to express solidarity with the Iraqi people’s aspirations for a democratic future.

Abe Magil: A tribute to a working class, Marxist journalist

Marxist journalist and pamphleteer. Devoted family man and friend. Poet. Editor. Political leader. All of these describe Abe Magil, who died in January.

H2O worth more than oil

Opinion Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Build the mass movement against war

Opinion At some point in the development of all things, quantitative change gives way to qualitative change. This is evident in the transformation of water (liquid) into steam (gas). Heat is added to the water (quantitative change). The temperature of the water rises, but the water remains liquid.

Voice from the dark corners: We will fight pre-emptive strikes

Opinion These are hard times we are living in. In recent months, we have more than once heard chilling words and statements. In his speech to West Point graduating cadets on June 1, 2002, the United States president declared: “Our security will require transforming the military you will lead, a military that must be ready to strike at a moment’s notice in any dark corner of the world.”

Behind Korean crisis is a New World Order

Commentary George W. Bush and White House foreign policy are following the overall strategy of establishing a “New World Order” in which U.S. imperialism will dominate the world through war and military control. The crisis in the Korean peninsula is part of this overall strategy.

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