An inside look at a den of thieves

WASHINGTON – “Plan of Attack,” Bob Woodward’s book on the Bush administration’s drive toward war on Iraq, is stirring renewed charges that George W. Bush engaged in deceit and lies to drag the nation into war.

Hearings urge end to nuke programs

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Nearly 500 community activists and members of peace and justice organizations gathered last week for two days of public hearings held by the U.S. Department of Energy on plans to greatly expand work with radioactive elements such as plutonium and tritium at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Pray for the dead, fight like hell for the living

PITTSBURGH – The chilling clang of the metal bell stilled the spring air April 28 as hundreds of workers gathered to remember their brothers and sisters killed on the job and to recharge their batteries to defend and advance workplace safety by defeating Bush in November.

I remember Winnie

Henry Winston, the former national chairman of the Communist Party USA, was a great leader of our party. I had the honor and privilege of working with him for over 30 years. He was a wonderful comrade, my teacher and a very dear friend. I will always remember Winnie.

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.”