Whats been going on so far

Responses are continuing to come in from supporters during pledge week. A reader in New York responded to the letter and call for monthly pledges and signed up for $25 a month! Thank you. He also promised to give his winnings from his “first jackpot on mega lotto.”

Burned out on Mothers Day

Mother’s Day comes once a year, but being a mother is an every-day job. It’s no surprise that 34 percent of full-time working mothers told a Mother’s Day survey they feel burned out. That’s surely a big understatement.


Make a pledge and support the workers' fighting newspaper

I hope this letter finds you healthy. As for wealthy and wise? You must already be wise since you support the workers’ newspaper: the People’s Weekly World and Nuestro Mundo.


Obama, reform and the role of the left

After the first, perhaps over analyzed, hundred days of the Obama administration, it is fair to say that President Obama is a reformer and we are entering an era of reforms, possibly radical reforms.

Specter haunting the GOP

A specter is haunting the Republican Party. The specter of marginalization. Pennsylvania's Republican Sen. Arlen Specter triggered political shockwaves by announcing he is switching parties, and will run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary.


May Day -- Born in the USA

Many of us never learned in school that May Day, the most widely celebrated holiday in the world, was born here in the USA.

Immigration reform welcome news

We welcome the news that both of the nation’s major labor federations have agreed to join forces to support an overhaul of the immigration system. They are backing the Obama administration’s call for a path to legalized status for each of the 12 million undocumented people now living and working in the United States.

Letters: Nukes, Berenson, Travel to Cuba, free speech, J.H. Franklin

Nuclear sense Fujimori and Berenson Dangerous speech Travel to Cuba John Hope Franklin

Love your mother

Earth Day, April 22, is sandwiched between Tax Day, April 15, and Workers Memorial Day, April 28. Just around the corner is May Day, May 1, the international workers day and a day for flower baskets and maypoles. What do they all have in common?

Editorial: Seeking a nuke-free world

President Obama told a crowd of 20,000 in Prague April 5 that the U.S., the only nation that has ever used nuclear weapons, has a “moral responsibility” to lead the way in seeking “the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.”

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