July

Letter from a reader: Freedom means choice

One peoplesworld.org reader writes from Louisiana, land of the blues, on unemployment, ballot choices and getting a tax break for yachts.

U.S. Commerce Department: The economy sucks!

John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics, was quoted as saying, "The word for this report is 'shocking.'" Sorry, Mr. Ryding, why are you shocked?

Socialist U.S.? Science says it can happen

A tiny minority can, by sticking to its principles, get the vast majority to come around to its way of thinking.

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Cuba and Venezuela shape new generation of "Revolutionary Doctors"

Brouwer traces the evolution of Cuba's health system that has led to Cuban-Venezuelan collaboration in providing health care for their people and medical assistance throughout the world.

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Is the welfare state sustainable?

David Brooks, the New York Times columnist, recently opined, "The current welfare state is simply unsustainable and anybody who is serious, on left or right, has to have a new vision of the social contract."

Racial wealth gap grows to record highs

Wealth gaps have always been much greater than income gaps, but the changes have never seen the magnitude in the past few years.

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Texans soak up union culture

Old and new union songs, poetry and information were presented to a group of about 50 people from all over the area.

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Step up, speak out today on debt crisis

Like many other crucial times in our nation's history, the American people are stepping up and speaking out for democracy and fairness on the debt and deficits.

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The real problem with Glenn Beck’s Norway comments

Breivik was a Christian, anti-Muslim, anti-Marxist, small government, right-wing, lunatic. Sound familiar?

Debt-ceiling struggle: time to look deeper

Even if a deal is struck at the last minute, or if President Obama raises the debt ceiling on his own, this controversy reveals a system in serious need of repair.

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