Historic. Earthshaking. Breathtaking. All these words
describe the announcement by President Obama and Cuban
President Raul Castro setting in motion the normalization of
relations between our two nations.
After the mid-term elections as the saying goes, "the
struggle continues." Just a few days ago President Obama
announced a doubling of the number of troops in Iraq. This
week Peace Action and over 20 peace organizations are
promoting a week of activities entitled "National Days of
Action on war in Syria and Iraq."
First three Jewish young people kidnapped and slain, then an
Arab youth burned alive in revenge.
At this time of crisis in Iraq, the Communist Party USA,
meeting at its 30th National Convention in Chicago, stands
in solidarity with the Iraqi people, democratic forces and
Communists in their struggle against terrorism and
sectarianism, and for national unity, peace, democracy and
Defeat Senate Bill 1881
(For current information on the dangerous situation of a
U.S. military action in the wake of a chemical attack in
Syria, go to peoplesworld.org. The CPUSA opposes any U.S.
military action in Syria.)
The situation in Syria is threatening to set the whole of
the Middle East ablaze. The Communist Party of the USA
reiterates, with eleventh hour urgency, its call for an end
to the fighting, and a peaceful negotiated solution, in
which all decisions about the future of Syria are placed
solely in the hands of the Syrian people.
Stop the Violent Escalation in Gaza
May 20-21 in Chicago, delegates from the 28 NATO countries
will gather to make plans for the 63-year-old military
alliance. Peace and justice activists from around the
country and the globe will be there too.