Lucy Flato, labor activist, writer

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



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.