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.

A peoples surge that could reshape our country

A people’s surge is heaving its way across the country with unexpected force. And in doing so, it is confounding pundits, challenging conventional wisdom and reconfiguring our nation’s politics. Only one thing is for certain: it could well prefigure a triumphant victory for peace, economic security and equality in November.

2007 Fund Drive Complete!

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.


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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