A quick look to the past may shed light on what could happen today.
Los Angeles activists celebrated Fidel's life with poetry, music, comedy and moving tributes.
WASHINGTON – The streets and thoroughfares of every major American city were packed with hundreds of thousands today declaring their rejection of the dark message of hate and division that Donald J. Trump laid out yesterday after he was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president. Here in the nation’s...
Directors Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack have gifted us with a captivating, well-crafted, thoroughly entertaining documentary about the extraordinary writer, actress, singer, poet and political activist Maya Angelou. Maya Angelou – And Still I Rise is not just a biography. It is an artistic, social and political history of...
Three decades ago, Vietnam embarked on what it calls a "renewal" process that brought rapid development after years of war, famine, and poverty. The ideological and economic approach of combining their socialist goals with a market system has seen many gains, but also brought new dangers. During a recent visit to Vietnam, People's World sat down with Bui The Giang, the Director General for Western Europe and North America Affairs for the Communist Party of Vietnam's Commission of External Relations. In the course of this in-depth talk, Giang discussed Vietnam's journey towards economic prosperity, its commitment to sticking to a...Show All
In Engel’s address at the graveside of Karl Marx, he said “Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc.” Another pertinent quote is that according to the labor theory of value, “all value comes from nature altered by human labor.” In the past, Marxists have focused on the labor part of that equation, noting that how human labor is organized, how production is organized, is the fundamental determinant...Show All
The West Philadelphia club is right now starting 2017 by moving on three fronts: 1) Our own series of club educationals to keep our members up to date on issues that have been confronting the people of our community (as well as most communities, we believe). Our January educational was on the topic "Education that works". The matter of funding and supporting public education has been a "hot button and front burner" issue for some years in Philly as in other cities. Our presenter that night was a career psychiatrist with a long standing interest in education and child rearing....Show All
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