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People’s World receives top honors from Illinois Woman’s Press Association

The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.


Historians: History is more than an academic exercise

"History shapes and molds our perceptions of our past, present and future; it informs and builds a narrative: it provides lessons applicable to today's reality."


Today in history: 50th anniversary of first national march against Vietnam War

On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.


Today in history: The Civil War ends

The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.


Remembering Vietnam: landmark protest will be commemorated May 1-2

A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.


Today in people's history: 1199 opposes the Vietnam War

Fifty years ago, on this day in 1965, District 1199 Health Care Workers became the first labor union in the United States to formally oppose the Vietnam War.


Southern California awards lunch raises friends for PW

Almost 60 friends of the People's World gathered here at the Los Angeles Workers Center to celebrate the People's World and its California contributors.


Peoples Center receives award from Black and Hispanic Caucus

Just two weeks before election day, Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant was packed for the third annual New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus Gala.


Labor organizer wins MacArthur “genius grant”

Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.


Why I am going to the People's Climate March

"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."

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