Agent Orange tribunal backs Vietnamese victims

The U.S. government is guilty of crimes against humanity for using Agent Orange in Vietnam according to a ruling by the International People’s Tribunal of Conscience announced in Paris on May 18.


JCP leader to Obama: Yes we can -- have a nuclear weapons-free world

Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo on April 28 met Jim Zumwalt, charge d'affaires ad interim in U.S. Embassy Tokyo and handed him a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama calling on him to take the initiative in starting international negotiations aimed at abolishing nuclear weapons.

Pete Seeger at 90: Time to nominate him for the Nobel Prize

No one counted noses but it is fair to estimate that millions joined in the “For Pete’s Sake, Sing” celebrations of Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday Sunday May 3.

Picking up the pieces after catastrophe in Iraq, the 'cradle of civilization'

Iraqi scientists join forces with Americans to save antiquities CHICAGO — The world cried in the spring of 2003, during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. But perhaps archaeologists cried the hardest.