Opinion

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From the People’s World archives: “Law and order” - the Mississippi way

In 1963, the following article appeared in the pages of The Worker, a predecessor publication of People's World . . .

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Remembering Ferguson and the birth of a movement

They stood up and in a simple act, spoke his name - Mike Brown. Others have stood up since.

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Black history celebration: Up close and personal

"We have to use the vote, because it can be a deciding factor in electing someone who will stand with us."

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Bernie Sanders should have done better with Clyde Bellecourt’s treaty question

Sanders was asked a very important question looming in the minds of American Indian voters, and could have done much more.

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Western lands and the “material out of which countries are made”

The people of the West have so far rebuffed the militias' agenda, for which the entire nation should be grateful. 

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“We were here first”: Occupied Oregon land still belongs to Paiute tribe

The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation brings to mind the failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations.

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Harney County residents say go home Bundy

The Bundy-led right-wing militia grouplet has little support among local residents for their call to arms; they do not want them there.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must be impeached

Rahm Emanuel has proven himself the most roughly drawn, one-dimensional of comic book villains, an insult to the city's intelligence and sustainability.

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Lakota 57 verdict means “open season” on Indians

We need to have a national meeting of Native people and supporters to robustly address this crisis post haste. 

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Julian Bond: in the footsteps of Robeson, Du Bois

Julian had faith in the courage of people to fight for justice and equality, and was pleased to do his bit, but he never saw himself as a great leader; that made him one.

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