U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-CPUSAconfWEBB400x300.jpg

CPUSA leader talks strategy for defeating the extreme right

In a speech he delivered to a recent members conference of the CPUSA, Sam Webb, the party's chairman, acknowledged "it is easy to become frustrated with the pace and scale of change in recent years."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-LetterFromBirminghamJailGraphic520x269.jpg

Today in labor history: King writes famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

On April 16, 1963, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., imprisoned in Alabama for protesting segregation, wrote his powerful and eloquent answer to criticisms of him, the civil rights movement and its nonviolent direct action tactics.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-CAF2.jpg

Progressive meet to chart course for 2010

WASHINGTON - Thousands of progressive leaders, trade unionists and activists will strategize here June 7-9 at the America's Future NOW! Conference.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-jackson.jpg

Struggle requires long view, Jesse Jackson tells left gathering

A conversation with the Rev. Jesse Jackson before an overflow crowd opened this year's Left Forum conference at Pace University in lower Manhattan this weekend.