April

Anti-Castro terrorist illegally enters U.S.

A notorious anti-Castro terrorist who is still wanted by Venezuela on terrorism charges has been admitted into the United States, underscoring the hypocrisy of the Bush administration’s so-called war on terror.

Wal-Mart: always low-down lies?

According to a recent survey commissioned by Wal-Mart, New Yorkers overwhelmingly support the opening of Wal-Mart stores throughout the city’s five boroughs.

Communists make key points on racism

Racism, the Communist Party’s draft program tells us, has some new features and new modes of operation (though more study is needed), but it doesn’t lose sight of four critical insights that we have embraced and popularized over decades.

Letters

Potential allies; U.S. war crimes; Schools, not war; Vets deserve better; About the filibuster; Fascist danger

EDITORIAL: May Day lives!

For decades, May Day, the international workers’ day, has been a celebration of the struggles and achievements of the working class. It is, in most of the world, the official “Labor Day.”

Contra figures resurface to target Venezuela

His “crimes” include acting as a democratically elected president of a sovereign Venezuela; rejecting the principles embodied in the Monroe Doctrine (i.e., “Latin America is the U.S.A.’s backyard”); challenging neoliberal doctrines that serve the interest of global corporations rather than social development; seeking to solidify the economic and political integration of South America based on the principles of equal exchange and mutually beneficial cooperation; and using Venezuela’s oil income to benefit the majority of Venezuelans rather than an elite few.

Letters

On John Paul and Benedict; New union can’t lose; Those ‘worthless IOUs’; A rose would be a rose…; Holocaust lessons; Mothers against police crimes

Editorials

Just do your job; One vote made the difference

NAACP launches SOS: Save our Social Security

When the hawk advises the chicken that its eggs are better off in the hawk’s nest, it makes sense to be suspicious. Perhaps with that proverb in mind, NAACP chairman Julian Bond and other African American leaders kicked off a nationwide lobbying initiative and cross-country campaign against President Bush’s plan to privatize Social Security.

Chicagos Latino film fest countrys oldest

CHICAGO — Pepe Vargas, from Colombia, was working a job, going to ESL classes and taking college courses when he put the Latino Film Festival on the Chicago map.

1 2