Last summer, the Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan went to Cuba with over 100 volunteers, the vast majority of them from the U.S., as did a comparable number of persons organized by the Venceremos Brigade, a Cuba solidarity group.
CHENNAI, India — A high- profile Hindu religious leader, Shankaracharya Jayendra Saras-wathi, has been arrested as a primary suspect in the Sept. 3 killing of one his most vocal critics, A. Sankararaman, the manager of the Varadaraja Perumal temple.
NEW YORK — An overflow crowd of more than 200 Communist Party (CPUSA) National Committee members and guests packed the Winston Unity auditorium here Nov. 20-21 to assess the Nov. 2 election results.
NEW ORLEANS: Workers fight for full pay / FARMINGVILLE, N.Y.: Immigrant workers face attack / TALLAHASSEE, Fla.: State to cut kids’ health care / WASHINGTON: Empty chairs at holiday dinner table
News Analysis TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizonans have usually voted wisely on ballot initiatives, except when the initiative sponsors utilize racism as a weapon. This observation held true on Nov. 2 when state voters passed Proposition 200, the misnamed “Protect Arizona Now” (PAN).
Commentary I’ll be honest: I usually sleep as late as possible on Sunday morning. So it was a major struggle to pull myself out of bed when the alarm went off at 4:45 a.m. Groggily, I wiped the sleep out of my eyes and remembered why I was awake — to make the two hour trip from Atlanta to Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga., for the annual School of the Americas protest and vigil Nov. 21. click here for related story
NEW YORK— New York City is facing a record demand for emergency food services, even as fewer resources are being provided, forcing thousands to go hungry.
It all started with PWW builder Gabe Falsetta, who sent in an $80 contribution in honor of the People’s Weekly World’s 80th anniversary year. “I want the truth to keep on publishing,” he said.
BELOIT, Wis. — Emotions ran high at the polls here on Election Day, as Republican lawyers from Washington and Democratic lawyers from the Chicago area made their presence felt at the polling place for Ward 15, where Beloit College students registered and cast their votes.
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