CHICAGO – Honoring legendary fighters for social justice, the annual Illinois People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo banquet raised $6,100 for the 2002 Fund Drive here Oct. 20.
Stop the vote thieves before they steal / Did the Russian hostages die for Caspian oil?
CLEVELAND – Longtime Communist Party activist Lou Bortz died here Aug. 16. He was 92 years old.
James Herndon, progressive attorney and lifelong social activist, died Sept. 17. He was 77 years old. Jim, as he was known to his friends and family, was a man of keen intellect and deep commitment to social causes affecting the lives of the African Diaspora and working people of all colors.
On Oct. 27, the overwhelming majority of Brazilians awarded Luiz Inacio da Silva, known by all as Lula, with a resounding victory in the nation’s presidential elections.
There’s still time / Thugs and rogues at UN
BERKELEY, Calif. – In a spirited tribute, the Northern California People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo banquet Oct. 13 honored “the heroes and heroines of the struggle against corporate greed,” and called for a big turnout against Republican “Bush-clones” in the Nov. 5 election. The banquet raised $8,000 for the PWW fund drive.
PHILADELPHIA – Dagoberto Rodrigues, chief of the Cuban Interest Section in the U.S., spoke here at the University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 7.