Opinion

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Grand Old Woman of U.S. Communism: Mother Bloor and Iowa farmers

Mother Bloor is famous in labor and radical circles, but unknown to many, she was also a key figure in the farmer's struggle in Iowa during the Depression.

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Plotting for Gus Hall and free speech at Blue Moon Tavern

This article is an excerpt from the upcoming autobiography of former People's World editor and long-time correspondent, Tim Wheeler.

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Any sandwich but socialism, please

This column is the author's response to Paul Krugman's column in the April 15, 2016 edition of the New York Times.

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Ivanhoe Donaldson, a Civil Rights movement backbone, passes

He worked to support many "everyday" heroes who risked everything for equality and justice.

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From the People’s World archives: “Law and order” - the Mississippi way

In 1963, the following article appeared in the pages of The Worker, a predecessor publication of People's World . . .

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Seeing Guernica with clear eyes

Understanding what the great Picasso was telling us about the struggle to defeat fascism - I have carried that lesson with me my entire life.

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Capturing and punishing the bombers won't end terrorism

How we respond to that resistance is what we need to examine; if the response is force, we can hardly complain when we find ourselves the target of "asymmetrical violence" - terrorism.

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Setting the record straight about socialism

In every age, scientific reasoning takes a beating from entrenched prejudices, fears, and hatreds. 

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Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond

Like all giants of the past, Henry David Thoreau writes in a different period of time but speaks to us today.

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Black history celebration: Up close and personal

"We have to use the vote, because it can be a deciding factor in electing someone who will stand with us."

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