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Seattle 1962: “Rising hopes for peace”

This article is an excerpt from the upcoming autobiography of former People's World editor Tim Wheeler.

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“Ramona”: California history at the intersection of Native, Spanish and white

This outdoor pageant, a broad-based community project, has been playing here for 93 years and counting.

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2016 “Socialist Register” takes aim at politics of the global right

The Socialist Register has once again demonstrated why, after 52 years, it remains one of the premier international academic journals of the left. 

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New Civil War book examines the role of guerrilla conflict

Until recently, the role of the Civil War guerrilla has been largely neglected.

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“The Settlers”: an unsettling look at the Israeli settlements issue

A compelling, must see, tour de force outline of the issue that has helped fuel 50 years of Middle East conflicts.

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Today in history: Remembering composer Aaron Copland

His symphonies, ballet and film scores, songs and choral works became the American classical style, combining his formal studies of music with popular American genres such as folk and jazz.

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What really happened to the 43 students in Mexico?

The disappearance of 43 students in Iguala last year on September 26 remains an open, festering wound in Mexico.

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Refugees

This poem is a response to the refugee/migrant crisis now engulfing Europe.

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Cher: "If Trump's elected I'm moving to Jupiter"

Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.

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Today in history: Vietnam leader Ho Chi Minh is born, 1890

Ho Chi Minh was also a writer and poet; here are four short poems.

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