January

Letters

Editorials

Liar, liar / Ban the death penalty!

U.S. war on Colombian rebels escalates

The beginning of the new year coincided with a new, menacing increase in U.S. hostilities against the Colombian guerrilla movement, particularly against the 40-year-old Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Lucy Flato, labor activist, writer

Lucille Burman Flato died peacefully Jan. 7 in San Francisco, of complications from a massive stroke.

Letters

Editorials

Under the cover of darkness / The ‘electability’ factor

Japanese Communists adopt new program

ATAMI, Japan – Approximately 1,000 delegates representing 400,000 members of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP), meeting here at the party’s 23rd congress, voted Jan. 17 to adopt the party’s revised program and a resolution outlining its basic domestic policies and its approach to world politics.

Aaron Cohen: Educator, organizer

Longtime Communist leader, educator and union organizer Aaron Cohen died Dec. 12 at the Oakland retirement community where he had lived in recent years. He was nearly 95 years old.

Letters

Editorials

Continuing King’s dreams / Millions disenfranchised

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