Communist Party Statement on Honduras Crisis

The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) joins with the world in denouncing the coup d’etat this morning against the legally elected president of the Republic of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, by the Honduran military.

Latin America has to Guarantee the Defeat of the Coup in Honduras

'Latin America has to guarantee the defeat of this coup d'etat and also has to demand, without conditions, the reestablishment of President Manuel Zelaya and ensure justice is done to the fullest extent...'


Book Review: The Voice of Hope

U Tin U, the National League for Democracy (NLD) Deputy Leader, once said that “Burma is a prison within a prison.” His words highlight the tragic political, social and economic circumstances that Burma is faced with today, because of the military junta.

Illusion, Reality and Courage in Iran

In the movie 'The Year of Living Dangerously' the little guy Billy Kwan, brilliantly played by Linda Lee, gives a news reporter Guy Hamilton, played by Mel Gibson, a talk about Indonesian puppets - the kind on sticks, which you can now sometime find in import shops in this country.

LGBT Civil Rights Groups Challenge Obama on Equality

Leading civil rights organizations welcomed President Obama's memorandum expanding some benefits to the same-sex partners of federal employees June 17th, but called on the President to take bolder steps on other hot-button LGBT equality issues.

Labor Union Celebrates Gay Pride and History Month

In June of 2000, Bill Clinton deemed the month of June “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.” The month was chosen to remember the Stonewall riots in 1969 in Manhattan.


In Obama Era: Can We Think Big and Make the Changes We Really Need?

I've had a few of my progressive friends say to me, 'You know Keith, I'm not that happy about the president not really going after those quirks in the Bush administration, I'm not that pleased that we haven't heard as much as we want to hear about a public option. What about 100 percent auction for cap and trade? What about these issues that we care about?'

Cuba Invests in Open-Source Software

In an attempt to reach technological independence Cuba has placed its bets on open-source software, a fact evidenced at the presentation of the Nova Operative System 2.0 during the 2009 International Convention of Informatics.

Editorial – Remembering Tiananmen

The 20th anniversary of the events that took place in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 4, 1989 has been and gone. Much of the media in Australia and elsewhere in the capitalist world launched into the predicted outpouring of mock concern for democratic and human rights in China.


Obama at Buchenwald Buries Reagan Past

President Obama is back from his trip abroad. It was a remarkable tour, during which he spoke of peace, democracy and progress in Egypt, and then, in Germany, he confronted some of the greatest crimes against humanity ever perpetrated, crimes that were the direct result of fascism and war.

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