The Mitchell Report: Absolving the Owners

Ever had someone spit in your face and tell you it's raining? That's how it felt watching former Sen. George Mitchell's press conference on steroid use in Major League Baseball.

Venezuela Continues to Warm US Homes

Venezuela continues its program to help low-income US families get through the cold winter season. This year’s heating oil donation plan began Wednesday in a poor neighborhood in the US capital.

US Celebrities Oppose Bush Policy on Cuba

More than 500 artists, writers and scholars from the United States have signed on to a letter to President Bush requesting he put an end to the nearly half-century blockade against Cuba and stop impeding cultural exchange between the two nations.


Anti-immigrant Equals Anti-union at Yale

The anti-immigrant Community Watchdog Project, whose web site features links to such right-wing groups as the Minutemen and the John Birch Society, came into New Haven to oppose the ID.


Fate of Bolivia Uncertain

Bolivia’s governing party and opposition are once again measuring their strength Wednesday, leading the nation to a dangerous path with an uncertain ending.


People's Weekly World Takes on Top Stories of 2008

First of all, the People’s Weekly World (which continues the Daily Worker, founded in 1924) has a very long history of what we call working-class journalism.


Political Affairs to Cover African National Congress Meeting

The African National Congress (ANC) will meet for its 52nd national congress beginning December 16th in the Limpopo province of South Africa to both chart its political course and to elect its new leadership collective.


Kyoto's Bali Successor may be Little More than a Carbon and Rainforest Market

Short of revolution, I do not believe alternative international political processes exist at this late date to enable nations to cooperatively and successfully reduce emissions.


Mexican Attorney General: Trafficking of people in Yucatan Encouraged by US laws

Mexican Attorney General Eduardo Medina said on December 19 that mafioso networks in Miami linked to drug trafficking also control the trafficking of “undocumented Cubans” carried out from within Mexico with the complicity of criminals in that country.


Appeal of Solidarity with the People, Government, and Progressive Forces of Bolivia

The reactionary forces, the oligarchy, the US government and some European forces promote a large scale campaign aiming to reverse the progressive processes in this Latin American country.

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