March

Bush hits poor, Castro hits rich

President Bush told the U.N. International Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, March 22 that only nations that bow to his administration’s political and economic agenda will be approved for meager handouts of U.S. aid. His position, reflected in the barebones “Consensus of Monterrey” drew sharp criticism from delegates as well as from demonstrators in the streets.

Bush hits poor, Castro hits rich

President Bush told the U.N. International Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, March 22 that only nations that bow to his administration’s political and economic agenda will be approved for meager handouts of U.S. aid. His position, reflected in the barebones “Consensus of Monterrey” drew sharp criticism from delegates as well as from demonstrators in the streets.

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'Dear George' Letters from Enron's Ken Lay

Exclusive documents obtained by the People's Weekly World's editor, Tim Wheeler, on a recent trip to Houston, TX.

God Bless the Child a must-see

NEW YORK – If you ever get a chance to catch a performance by the YAI Players’ Theater of Dreams, jump at the chance. It’s a small group of dynamic, bold, funny and talented actors, singers and dancers. Oh, and by the way, they’re developmentally disabled.

Celebration condemns death penalty

Purim is the Jewish Mardi Gras. Traditionally, on Purim, Jews dress in masks and costumes, get drunk (it’s ritually required) and dance to celebrate the biblical story of how Queen Esther of Persia intervened to prevent a massacre of the Jews.

The Crucible: As relevant as ever

The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Directed by Richard Eyre, Starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, Virginia Theatre, New York City

Upholding our rights

Concerned by the recent disclosure that the Denver Police Department kept secret and illegal files on hundreds of organizations, the AFSC urged a complete and thorough review of the activity, calling it a “new McCarthyism.”

Back to the streets for immigrant amnesty

The fight for amnesty for nine million undocumented workers in the United States was put on hold, like many other struggles, by Sept. 11.

Tortilla-throwing is an ugly tradition

Last December, after many years of very hard work and sacrifice, my family celebrated the graduation of my wife Sandra from the University of Arizona (U of A). She received a Master’s degree in bilingual library science.

Demanding justice for immigrant workers

TUCSON, Ariz. – Thirteen Southern Arizona organizations joined hundreds of others across the country on March 14 to call for dignity and amnesty for all workers.

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