Ask the Communists

Q: Can the Communist Party have an influence in America?

How Arizona defeated the hatemongers

Arizona made history Nov. 7 when its voters became the first in the nation to reject a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Why Arizona? How come voters in more liberal states have voted for similar hateful laws while conservative Arizona voted no?

Bush might flunk the new citizenship test

With a flourish, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services revealed its new test for naturalization last week. If it is implemented nationally in 2008 as planned, it will raise the bar a little higher for immigrants wishing to become U.S. citizens. And George W. Bush probably could not pass it.

EDITORIAL: Good riddance, John Bolton

John Bolton delivered the Bush administration’s bellicose, arrogant war-first policy to the UN, and U.S. voters took him out.


A Pioneer of Black Radio, Bernie Hayes: Ive always been on the peoples side

Bernie Hayes’ career as a radio disc jockey has spanned over 50 years. An African American radio pioneer, he has participated in historic civil rights and union battles to break down racism within the industry, and he is the author of “The Death of Black Radio.”


Equal education, not segregation: Marchers tell high court to uphold school integration

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 4 on two lawsuits seeking to terminate voluntary desegregation programs in public schools, a thousand protesters, mostly Black, Latino and white college students, marched outside chanting “Equal education, not segregation” and “They say Jim Crow, we say hell no!”