Tribute for Fay and Herbert Aptheker

NEW YORK – Hundreds of New York area family, friends, comrades and colleagues of Herbert and Fay Aptheker came together at St. Peter’s Church Oct. 16 to pay tribute to two “outstanding fighters for humanity,” as one speaker put it.

Michael Moore stands up for TV show employees

Exclusive interview MILWAUKEE – In an exclusive interview with the People’s Weekly World, Oct. 11, author and filmmaker Michael Moore said he was hopeful that workers backstage at NBC’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” would win employment benefits long denied them by NBC’s parent corporation, General Electric.

Trumbo: A valentine to a blacklisted father

Theater review Dalton Trumbo, with his unique and memorable name, was brought before the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1947 and asked if he was a Communist. He did not acknowledge that he was, but as he also did not deny membership, he was blacklisted by the motion picture industry.

Chicago banquet salutes Salt of the Earth labor heroes

CHICAGO – This year marks the 50th anniversary of the production of the groundbreaking movie, Salt of the Earth. Celebrations have been taking place across the country.