Opinion

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American-Russian analyst laments the new Cold War

American-born Justin Lifflander, graduate of Cornell University, arrived in Russia (then the USSR) in 1987 as a driver-mechanic for the U.S. embassy in Moscow.

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Capturing and punishing the bombers won't end terrorism

How we respond to that resistance is what we need to examine; if the response is force, we can hardly complain when we find ourselves the target of "asymmetrical violence" - terrorism.

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Delmer Berg, last of the Lincoln Brigade vets, dies at 100

The Lincoln Brigade was 2,800 men and women, African-American, Latino and white, who volunteered to defend Spain's elected government from Franco and his fascists.

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The legacy of Spain and the Lincoln Brigade

When I think about Spain, I think about the people who taught me to fight for a different world, for a vision of a just society, a socialist society.

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Who has the most to gain by going to war?

We should not fear cutting the military budget; strong and healthy communities make for a strong nation.

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Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

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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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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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GOP letter to Iran: a national disgrace

The dangers inherent in the GOP's congressional victory last fall are growing more apparent with the passing of each day; but all is not lost.

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Remembering Volodya and the Soviet war dead

"I am looking at my treasured coin and wondering about Volodya."

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