"It appalls me that our legislators used my tax dollars to create, lobby for, and now defend a law that opens the door for discrimination against gays and lesbians."
Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.
While the spotlight was on the Super Bowl, workers across Indianapolis took to the streets to protest the outrages happening to working people.
There is substantial symbolism in this week's visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the United States.
It is time to change the feeble and antiquated rules that fail to protect workers on the job. Sixteen workers are killed a day in the United States because of reckless negligence on the part of their employers.
COIMBATORE, India — West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya is a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and attended the party's 19th Congress here in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
HYDERABAD, India — The Communist Party of India began its five-day congress here March 23 in a pouring rain unusual for the season and this area which mostly does not get enough. But the rain nourished the fighting spirit of Communists and their supporters.
HYDERABAD, India — When newspapers here reported a visit to India by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), eyebrows were raised. Pelosi, the first woman to hold the position of House speaker, is known in the U.S. as a common-sense progressive on many important issues. For example, she has opposed the Iraq war from the start.
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.