Opinion

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Illinois Woman’s Press Association honors People’s World writers

People's World writers won six first place awards, one second place, two third places, and one honorable mention.

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At Jeb Bush event, 19 year-old eats media’s lunch on Iraq spin

Student Ivy Ziedrich confronted Jeb Bush and taught us what it means to put the people in "government of the people, by the people, for the people."

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Blues never die: B.B. King reigned but music lives on

No one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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How advancing technology will change future socialist society

Ever since humans started using sharp rocks to hunt and craft, advancing technology has driven development.

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Freddie Gray, burning Baltimore and constitutional rights

While in police custody, Freddie Gray's spine was "80 percent severed at the neck."

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Leaked emails a reminder of comics' anti-woman problem

Emails uncovered by Wikileaks, and anti-woman comments in an interview with Avengers actors, do not paint a nice picture of how Marvel views women.

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“I’ll sit out the 2016 elections”: really?

Announcements by candidates running for president are coming fast and furious; the 2016 election campaign has begun.

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Indigenous people walk off set of Adam Sandler film "Ridiculous Six"

Reducing a whole group of people down to stereotypes further dehumanizes Native people.

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King and his radical vision: a study for today

In light of recent police killings, it's worthwhile to study how MLK drew the clergy and trade unions into the civil rights movement of their time.

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On 40th anniversary of Vietnam War’s end, it’s mea culpa time

The Vietnamese - victims of invasion, aggression and atrocities - haven't forgotten us.

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