Opinion

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The legacy of Spain and the Lincoln Brigade

When I think about Spain, I think about the people who taught me to fight for a different world, for a vision of a just society, a socialist society.

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Who has the most to gain by going to war?

We should not fear cutting the military budget; strong and healthy communities make for a strong nation.

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Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

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Illinois Woman’s Press Association honors People’s World writers

People's World writers won six first place awards, one second place, two third places, and one honorable mention.

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On 40th anniversary of Vietnam War’s end, it’s mea culpa time

The Vietnamese - victims of invasion, aggression and atrocities - haven't forgotten us.

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GOP letter to Iran: a national disgrace

The dangers inherent in the GOP's congressional victory last fall are growing more apparent with the passing of each day; but all is not lost.

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Remembering Volodya and the Soviet war dead

"I am looking at my treasured coin and wondering about Volodya."

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Climate change, militarism, and the 2014 elections

I was struck by the incredible breadth and grassroots depth of this sea of humanity streaming through the streets of New York. A mass movement has emerged!

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Dead child walking: A cry from the heart

"The mothers and sons I saw pay the highest price, in blood, fear, anger and worry."

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Who is to blame for the crisis at the VA?

U.S. Senate Republicans blocked legislation 11 weeks ago that would have expanded federal health care and education programs for veterans.

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