Dolores Huerta received the “Red Flame Award” for outstanding progressive leadership.
CHICAGO — The People’s Weekly World editorial board announced this week that Martin Frazier has joined the staff as a writer and editor, with a particular focus on African American/Caribbean/African affairs, as well as culture and music. He brings to the paper a rich background in these areas, coupled with hands-on experience as a political and cultural activist.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The 31st annual PWW African American History Month celebration here, on Feb. 27, was an electrifying event with Jarvis Tyner, executive vice chairman of the Communist Party, keynoting. Tyner, a founding member of the Black Radical Congress, addressed the theme of the event, “40th Anniversary Voting Rights Act — Dismantling the Roadblocks to Equality in 2005.”
NEW YORK – Tribeca Film Festival co-founders Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff announced March 5 that the blockbuster festival will once again return to downtown, bringing a broad array of gala premieres, independent films, compelling panels, and a reprise of the highly successful Family Festival.
Book review Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx’s Method By Bertell Ollman University of Illinois Press, 2003 Softcover, $18.95, 232 pp.
From 1961 until his death in 1999, Victor Perlo wrote the “People Before Profits” column in the People’s Weekly World. For Perlo, this column was an opportunity to apply Marxist thought to the economic issues of the day.
Music Review St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone but you can still celebrate by catching Ireland’s most popular rock group on their U.S. tour (with another Irish artist, Damien Rice) or buying their new CD, Set List, now in U.S. stores.
Book review American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush By Kevin Phillips Viking Penguin, 2004 Hardcover, 397 pages, $25.95
SAN SALVADOR – Walking down the street it soon becomes apparent that a hotly disputed election is taking place.
Perhaps since the dawn of time, music has been a means of political expression. A recent song, “Traveling Soldier,” by one of country music’s newest and biggest stars, the Dixie Chicks, continues that tradition.