Opinion

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1917 Russian Revolution: What the world has lost

It has been 96 years since the Russian Revolution and 22 years since the Soviet Union, collapsed and broke into pieces, and the world lost much in that collapse.

Chicago exhibit shines light on communist art

Koretsky was famous for his dramatic style and bold portrayals of the war on fascism and his critiques of treatment of Africans in Africa.

Victory Day celebrated abroad

Here in the U.S. May 8th is called "Victory in Europe" day. We should celebrate it more than we do.

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Song and struggle: “The Internationale"

This is the first installment of what is intended to be a series on the rich left-wing musical tradition.

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“My Perestroika”: Russians cope with capitalism in fascinating documentary

Few films released in the West have shown how the transition from socialism has affected Russians and other Eastern Europeans.

Reagan celebration: No mugs on Mount Rushmore, please

We are now celebrating the anniversary of Ronald Reagan, who, if the corporate press is anything to go by, came down from heaven exactly 100 years ago to save us all.

16 workers killed per day, thoughts on Ft. Hood, ‘Precious’ and other letters to the editor

It is time to change the feeble and antiquated rules that fail to protect workers on the job. Sixteen workers are killed a day in the United States because of reckless negligence on the part of their employers.