Stop the torture! Fire Rumsfeld! Dump Bush!

The National Board of the Communist Party USA released the following statement on May 23. The torture by U.S. military intelligence of Iraqi detainees at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has ignited outrage at home and abroad.

Bush Iraq speech defends the indefensible

Longtime Philadelphia labor activist Jim Moran had little use for George W. Bush’s May 24 Iraq policy speech. “It didn’t score any points with me,” Moran said.

Israeli troops go on rampage in Gaza

Israeli troops unleashed a campaign of terror on the Palestinian residents of the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip last week, using tanks, helicopter gunships, missiles and bulldozers to demolish hundreds of Palestinian homes and render thousands of people homeless in a matter of days.

Torture in Iraq: The buck stops with Bush

George W. Bush and his minions are toiling to contain worldwide outrage over the torture of hundreds of Iraqi detainees by U.S. occupation soldiers at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison. click here for Spanish text

Coup foiled in Venezuela

Another coup attempt against Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has failed. Eighty-eight Colombian paramilitaries were captured May 9 in Caracas while training for an assault on a military installation.

Torture was routine, soldiers, Iraqis charge

Staff Sgt. Camilo Mejia charged nearly two months ago that U.S. intelligence operatives directed torture of Iraqi prisoners.

Bloody fiasco must end

Enough. The colonial pipedreams of G.W. Bush’s gang of neo-conservatives is creating a humanitarian and military catastrophe in Iraq.

Washington steps up pressure on Cuba

Overcoming international isolation has long been a top priority for the Cuban revolution. The stakes are high, because international ties are essential for the nation’s economic survival, especially since the fall of the Soviet bloc.

NEW YORK May Day party for peace

NEW YORK – After a day of demonstrating in Bryant Park for the abolition of all nuclear weapons, nearly 200 people packed Winston Unity Hall in Manhattan for a dinner and party in celebration of May Day, the international holiday of working people.

Bush must answer for torture of Iraqis

Editorial Army Major Gen. Antonio Taguba used blunt language: “U.S. Army soldiers have committed egregious acts and grave breaches of international law at Abu Ghraib … sadistic, blatant, and criminal abuses.”