May 27

                
  • Experts warn vs. attacking Iran

    Experts warn vs. attacking Iran

    May 26, 2006

    More than 200 scholars, academics, commentators and former U.S. government officials have issued a strong condemnation of the threat of U.S. military action against Iran and called on the Bush administration to enter into direct negotiations...

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  • Sophie Gerson, labor heroine and communist, 96

    Sophie Gerson, labor heroine and communist, 96

    May 26, 2006

    Sophie Gerson, a legendary figure in the history of textile union organizing in the South and a lifelong fighter for peace, justice and socialism, died March 20. She was 96. Like many in her generation, Gerson...

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  • One woman revolution

    One woman revolution

    May 26, 2006

    Katherine Dunham, a pioneering dancer and choreographer, author and civil rights activist who founded America’s first major Black modern dance company, died May 21. She was 96. Dunham was perhaps best known for bringing African and...

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  • Baseball heroes: YCL, Daily Worker hold place in baseballs struggle hall of fame

    Baseball heroes: YCL, Daily Worker hold place in baseballs struggle hall of fame

    May 26, 2006

    The fight to integrate Major League Baseball has many stories and players. One that the Young Communist League can take particular pride in is the role of the Daily Worker (the “grandmother” of the People’s Weekly...

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  • Gay rights and labor share common struggle

    Gay rights and labor share common struggle

    May 26, 2006

    While the relationship between the LGBT community and the labor movement has traditionally been weak, things seem to be changing. LGBT rights organizations and trade unions are working together more and more, coordinating campaigns, running candidates...

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