Opinion

Blogging from India #2 Roommates

The Communist Party of India started its congress (convention) March 23. International guests are arriving now. Some 25 countries are expected to be represented. Besides the U.S., Brazil, Bangladesh, Spain Vietnam, Nepal, Australia, Greece, Czech Republic, Cyprus and Sri Lanka have already arrived.

Blogging from India #1 Hyderabad: Great advances, great challenges

HYDERABAD, India—Arriving at the Begumpet airport here the delegation of the Communist Party USA was greeted by a delegation of bank workers and their union’s members who drove out to pick up our delegation.

Book Review: Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Greenhouse gases can be both a curse and a blessing. Too little in the atmosphere leads to the cooling of the earth, too much to its heating up. If the atmosphere were free of greenhouse gases, the average temperature of the earth would be approximately zero degrees Fahrenheit (a new ice age), instead of the present 57 degrees.

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Immigration: myths vs. facts

In the buildup to the 2008 elections, the right-wing Republicans have decided to make immigrants the scapegoat for the failure of the Bush administration and the shortcomings of the capitalist system. Right-wing personalities on cable TV, on talk radio and in newspapers are fueling this process. Vicious lies are being told about immigrants.

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Letterman proves union-made comedy is funnier

NBC’s boy Jay Leno crossed the electronic picket line last night. Scab! On the other station, CBS’s David Letterman proved that union-written comedy is superior. Hands down, Letterman was funnier

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