May

Two Koreas agree to cooperate for peace

NEW YORK — South Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) have been moving forward towards cooperation and peace, while the Bush administration seems to be divided over its policy toward the Korean peninsula.

Why are we making the same mistakes?

On April 30, 1975, the last U.S. helicopter lifted off the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon. This marked the end of an unjust war that damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of American and Vietnamese lives. Our leaders lied to the American public to gain support for the war. And as the body counts piled up and the war budget ballooned, it became clear that there was no winning strategy and no exit strategy.

Realities of the class struggle

For the last five years, we have analyzed the fascist danger of the Bushites and their corporate backers. We have understood that their basic attempt is not only to dominate the world, but also to take back every gain our working class has won since the days of Franklin Roosevelt.

Dying in Iraq is not a career choice

Military recruiting has to be one of the most demanding and stressful jobs in America today. Try as they may, the 7,500 military recruiters are hard-pressed to sign up even two-thirds of the 80,000 quota they have been given this year by the Defense Department to meet the demands of the current and planned operations.

Editorial: Stop the real Star Wars now!

While the attention of moviegoers is riveted on the latest “Star Wars” release, a potentially catastrophic real-life space drama is playing largely behind the scenes. It could come to a head very soon with the proclamation of a new presidential directive calling for U.S. military superiority in space.

CAFTA: privatization at gunpoint

ACAJUTLA, El Salvador — Long before the current debate over the Central America Free Trade Agreement, workers throughout the region were under attack from economic reforms that have broken unions, privatized workplaces and lowered wages.

Airline pension hearing in cyberspace

Reps. George Miller (D-Calif.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) launched an online hearing May 24 into United Airlines’ decision to dump $6.6 billion of its pension obligations.

Dont blame workers for refinery deaths

The 15 worker deaths at the British Petroleum Company refinery in Texas City, Texas on March 23 could have been prevented according to a preliminary report by the United Steelworkers, the union that represents many of the workers at the facility.

American Indian and Alaska Native health struggles

The Bush administration does not care about low- and middle-income Americans, and they certainly don’t care about the nation’s indigenous peoples.

Bush vows revenge against Sith

Amid reports that the new “Star Wars” film contains not-so-subtle anti-Bush messages, President George W. Bush today took to the national airwaves to vow revenge against the Sith.

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