EDITORIAL: A fresh start is needed

The New Year is our time for high hopes and fresh starts. But 2007 begins with America’s conscience dragging behind us over half a million corpses from the Bush invasion and occupation in Iraq.


California activists assail Bombplex plan

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Peace and community activists lined up at the microphone Dec. 12 to charge that the Department of Energy’s new plans for the U.S. nuclear arsenal would boost nuclear weaponry to a level not seen since the Cold War.


Film exposes deadly war profiteering in Iraq

Director and producer Robert Greenwald has brought us an extremely important movie with his latest production, “Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers.” Greenwald examines war profiteering, being carried out on an almost unimaginable scale, by private American companies in Iraq.

Q&A about Iraq Iraqi Communist Party viewpoint

How do Iraqi Communists view the upsurge of violence in Iraq? What kinds of political struggles is the ICP involved in to achieve national unity and sovereignty?


22,000 say: Close the School of the Americas

FORT BENNING, Ga. — More than 22,000 people from all over the United States and Canada, half of them young people, gathered here Nov. 17-19 to demand that the Defense Department’s School of the Americas (SOA) be shut down and that justice prevail in Latin America.