Editors' Blog

Kissinger and Shultz on "The Iran Deal" by Thomas Riggins

For our edification The Wall Street Journal on 8 April turned over an entire editorial page to former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and George Shultz so that we could understand why President Obama's negotiations with Iran over nuclear issues "will reinforce, not resolve, the world's challenges in the region." Let's take...

Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano, Writer And Journalist

Marx and the Importance of work n philosophy: Interview with Lucien Seve

ORIGINAL FRENCH ARTICLE: « Marx : l’importance politique du travail philosophique » Lucien Sève

The American Labor Party--A Role Model for Today by Norman Markowitz

Below I have posted a  notice from Gerry Meyer, a friend for over four decades and a leader of the Vito Marcantonio Forum on the American Labor Party

Greek Workers in Solidarity with U.S. Fast Food Workers by Norman Markowitz

I received the following from the website of the World Federation of Trade Unions(WFTU).  Below the statement readers can view the You Tube clip

An Important Message from Stewart Acuff and An Important Film About Fast Food Workers by Norman Markowitz

Below I have cut and pasted two t pieces, first a trailer from an important and powerful award winning film,  "The Hand that Feeds" about undocumented  workers in the fast food industry, today the center of the national movement for a 15$ minimum wage, their  struggle and their remarkable courage...

Memories of Fascist Genocide in Yugoslavia During WWII and a Warning for Today and Tomorrow by Norman Markowitz

As a member of the Board of Directors of the Jasenovac Institute, which seeks to educate people through the world about the fascist Genocide in Yugoslavia during WWII, which the Nazis "subcontracted" to their Croatian clerical fascist henchmen, the Ustasha, I am posting this announcement for the 14th annual days...

Elizabeth Warren on Peoples Government by Norman Markowitz

In the Week that  Hillary Clinton, the tired voice of Democratic party establishment politics has announced her presidential candidacy and on the left some are scurrying to the same old same old rut positions, from refusing to have anything to do with the Democrats, the same old same old there no differences between either of the capitalist parties, to sitting on the sidelines and following the campaign ready to endorse Hillary and work for  her for nothing in terms of any real policies, the woman who has consistently represented what Marxists and Communists have long called an anti-monopoly  politics, sits in the wings and waits while progressive activists through the country  seek to find a way for her to run for President.  Today, on the issues, Elizabeth Warren as an anti-monopoly politician is not only qualitatively better than Hillary Clinton; she is better than Barack Obama  on substantive policies was in 2008 and he was, compared to any Demoratic presidential candidate at the time since George McCGovern, very good.

Robert Meeropol ne Rosenberg on His Mother Ethel and Billy Holiday by Norman Markowitz

The following article was posted by my old and dear friend Gerry Meyer on Portside.

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