Some folks are starting to panic

Democratic defeats in Virginia and New Jersey reveal the destruction that the extended downturn is wreaking on workers' employment, and income, and stability.

Deficit lies

The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on succeeding generations.


Debunking GOP lies

The Republican Party claims progressive change on health care and big business is the same as Nazi Germany.  Lou Incognito debunks these lies.


Texas execution could end death penalty, if we act

Texas put to death an innocent man. It can be the beginning of the end of the death penalty, if we act.

Website kudos, climate change and other letters to the editor

Website kudos  I would just like to say thank you for the positive intensity in converting one of my most reliable news sources. I am a college student studying architecture, and I read the People's World every day. I have been reading the People's Weekly World since I was 13, and I have really noticed the recent changes.


Young Lords turn 40

Many celebrated in August the founding of the Young Lords Party in New York. But the Young Lords started in Chicago. The following is a brief history of that time and place.

Letters: Union-busting, Guantanamo Bay, Co-op not the same

It’s still union-busting Guantanamo Bay Greetings Right stuff Highly recommended reading Co-op not the same Improvement

EDITORIAL Iran in crisis

Iran’s clerical rulers are maneuvering to contain and suppress massive protests that continue to rock that country. This unprecedented mass uprising was sparked by outrage over the government’s rush to declare Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the absolute winner in the June 12 presidential elections, before votes could have been adequately counted, and despite every indication that his leading opponent, Mir-Hossain Mousavi, was headed either for outright victory or a runoff with Ahmadinejad.


COMMENTARY Iran, elections and protest: the roots of reform

The fact that Iran is not a democracy and that all candidates in the recent presidential election were “cleared” to run by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei should not blind us to the significance of the election outcome and the response of the people to it. As an exercise in mass engagement the 10th presidential election in Iran puts many in the West to shame. It has been clear from the nightly rallies in the major cities across the country that the Iranian population are desperate to make their voices for change heard.

EDITORIAL Rejecting the vast right-wing (and deadly) conspiracy

Gunmen carried out two assassinations in the United States in 12 days proving that “home-grown” terrorists are ready to act out their hatred of women, African Americans, Latinos, immigrants and people of Jewish background.

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