Opinion

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Guatemalan children at U.S. border there because of U.S. backed genocide

The arms used in this genocide were supplied to the Guatemalan military by successive U.S. administrations beginning with that of Ronald Reagan.

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CPUSA sends protest letter to President Obama on Ukraine

The letter is regarding the political and violent attacks in the Ukraine by the Right Sector against the Communist Party of the Ukraine, the Ukrainian Jewish communities and other minorities and progressives.

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Fascism defeated 68 years ago; will it return?

On May 8 and 9, 1945, the world celebrated the end of the Second World War. Since then, Victory in Europe Day has been celebrated by scores of countries.

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The mailman wonders: Whose history are we taught?

It's funny what you don't learn in school. Funny is the wrong word. Actually it's quite sad.

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Springtime for Franco and Pope Benedict

In Spain recently, Pope Benedict made remarks that boil down to an outrageous defense of the 40-year fascist dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco.

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Blood sport fans racial divisions

This sport perfectly embodies the ruling class ideology, which states that the stronger you are, the more well equipped you are, the better.

Election stakes couldn't be higher

Just like they did when President Obama was running  for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats

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Progressive challenge: defeat GOP in November elections

Defeating the Republicans in November must be the top priority for all progressives.

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Novels, memory and the Holocaust

Holocaust Remembrance Day just passed, and it got me thinking about memory and empathy.

Chomsky, fascism and the working class

Famed linguistics professor and left-wing icon Noam Chomsky made remarks recently that gave me pause.

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