Music Review: Magic

Always an artist with a good understanding of his craft, Bruce Springsteen once told an interviewer that he sees his live shows as part circus, part dance party and part political rally - an apt description of Magic, his fifteenth studio album

UN Official Says Blockade on Cuba Violates the Right to Food

Jean Ziegler, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, said in Havana that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba particularly affects the Cuban people’s right to food.


State Measures to Combat Global Warming

Though the Bush administration has been slow to even admit that global warming is a serious issue, and has rejected the terms of the Kyoto Protocol, more than 30 U.S. states have passed legislation and/or formed regional coalitions on their own to promote energy efficiency and reduce the emissions that cause global warming.

Statement on the UN Vote Against the US Blockade of Cuba

The Communist Party USA takes the occasion of the vote October 30 by the UN General Assembly against the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba to express solidarity with the Cuban people.


Bush and Howard’s Nightmares

Events keep piling up that show how the aspirations of the US and European governments to reimpose colonial regimes in their lost empires are steadily unraveling.


All-White Jury Fumbles Ball on Boot Camp Verdict

The concept of boot camps as a substitute for long prison stints for non-violent or pre-adult felonies is an early ‘90’s phenomena. It came as a replacement for convicts who opted for the military as opposed to doing their time in a federal penitentiary.


A Case for Arab Dignity

The ongoing socio-economic and political ills that mar potential progress in Middle Eastern countries can largely be attributed to the ill-defined foreign policy of the United States.


Glossy Magazines Pose Environmental Hazard

It’s no secret that glossy coatings on magazine covers make pictures really “pop” and attract the eye, thus helping publications compete for attention on ever more crowded newsstands.


Rep. Kucinich to Force Impeachment Consideration Vote in US House

US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), also a US Presidential candidate for 2008, will force the issue of impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney on the floor of the US House of Representatives next week.

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