Tim Wheeler

Tim Wheeler estimates he has written 10,000 news reports, exposés, op-eds, and commentaries in his half-century as a journalist for the Worker, Daily World and People’s World. Tim also served as editor of the People’s Weekly World newspaper. He lives in Sequim, Wash., in the home he shared with his beloved late wife Joyce Wheeler. His book News for the 99% is a selection of his writings over the last 50 years representing a kind of history of the nation and the world from a working-class point of view.


LATEST ARTICLES BY Tim Wheeler

  • News
    Watergate: First in a series of very American coups

    Watergate: First in a series of very American coups

    July 1, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    WASHINGTON — Suddenly, the Watergate conspiracy is back in the headlines with the revelation that former FBI officer W. Mark Felt is the mysterious “Deep Throat” who fed Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward tips on the...

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    Building socialism in the U.S. one brick at a time

    Building socialism in the U.S. one brick at a time

    June 3, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    The collapse of the Soviet Union was an enormous ideological windfall for U.S. imperialism. President George H. W. Bush delivered a triumphant State of the Union message Jan. 28, 1992: “[C]ommunism is dead…By the grace of...

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    Don’t take voting rights for granted

    Don’t take voting rights for granted

    March 18, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    SELMA, Ala. — The Rev. C.T. Vivian of Atlanta stood in the midst of the surging crowd at the conclusion of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee here March 6. Well-wishers congratulated him on the big turnout for...

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    Invisible giants honored in Selma

    Invisible giants honored in Selma

    March 11, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    SELMA, Ala. — They were “invisible giants,” women and men who served as foot-soldiers of the struggle for voting rights.

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    RENEW VOTING RIGHTS!

    RENEW VOTING RIGHTS!

    March 11, 2005 By Joyce Wheeler And Tim Wheeler

    40 years after Bloody Sunday, 10,000 march in Selma SELMA, Ala. — Singing “Ain’t going to let nobody turn me round,” 10,000 marchers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge here March 6 to protest Bush-Cheney voter suppression...

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  • U.S.
    Honor voting rights martyrs with deeds

    Honor voting rights martyrs with deeds

    March 4, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner. The names of the three civil rights martyrs still ring like a bell four decades after they disappeared in Neshoba County, Mississippi, June 21, 1964. Their deaths, together with the violence inflicted...

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  • Other
    40 years after Selma’s Bloody Sunday

    40 years after Selma’s Bloody Sunday

    January 14, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    The struggle for voting rights continues Reps. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio), John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) defended the legacy of martyrs who died for voting rights when they blocked, for a few hours,...

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    Pete Seeger: Standing Tall at 85

    Pete Seeger: Standing Tall at 85

    December 17, 2004 By Tim Wheeler

    'Seeger understood early the power of song as a force for social change.' Pete Seeger turned 85 last May 3 and could be forgiven if he hung up his five-string banjo and relaxed with his wife...

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