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Today in history: An era ends in Eastern Europe

On this date in 1990,the Supreme Soviet gave approval to switch to a free market economy, the signal for the GDR to leave the now moribund Warsaw Pact.


Cuban 5 labor event draws standing room only crowd

The growing interest in international solidarity by organized labor in the U.S. was on full display Sept. 13, at the national headquarters of the SEIU.


Tomorrow: Join Google Hangout on “Gaza ceasefire: What now?”

Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.

Presidential election to be held in Trinidad and Tobago

The president, is, like the Queen in England, the nominal head of state, however, in this island nation the post is largely ceremonial.