Medical Doctors Seek Social and Political Solutions for COVID 19 Crisis, W. T. Whitney Jr.

By W. T. Whitney Jr. It didn’t seem to fit. The website of the Colombian Communist Party on October 5 published an article in which author Félix León Martínez MD recharacterizes a disease. Martínez quotes extensively from an editorial appearing in the famous British medical journal Lancet. There, editor Richard Horton MD claims that COVIDContinue reading “Medical Doctors Seek Social and Political Solutions for COVID 19 Crisis, W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Socialists win big in Bolivia; Morales expected to return from exile by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Luis Arce, center, Bolivian presidential candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism Party, MAS, and running mate David Choquehuanca, second right, celebrate during a press conference where they claim victory after general elections in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Early results indicate Bolivian voters massively rejected the right-wing policies of the government that tookContinue reading “Socialists win big in Bolivia; Morales expected to return from exile by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Labor Voices: A VISION OF TRUE DEMOCRACY — ORGANIZING THE VAST MAJORITY TO TAKE COLLECTIVE CONTROL OF THEIR LIVES by E. Martin Schotz, MD

I am writing for anyone who is concerned about the lack of a serious worldwide approach to climate chaos, anyone who is concerned about racism, poverty, patriarchy, violence, poor health of so many, anyone who is concerned about peace — anyone who wants to participate in and see political change on these issues. The greatContinue reading “Labor Voices: A VISION OF TRUE DEMOCRACY — ORGANIZING THE VAST MAJORITY TO TAKE COLLECTIVE CONTROL OF THEIR LIVES by E. Martin Schotz, MD”

Where the Idea of “Race” Came From

By Adolph Reed Jr. The following is an edited version of the author’s talk at a “Labor Solidarity Day” rally in South Paris, Maine, on September 11,1999. The question of how the fight for racial equality can be incorporated into labor’s struggle has long vexed our movement — the labor movement, the left, the socialContinue reading “Where the Idea of “Race” Came From”

Colombia/U.S. Axis: Hitting at Venezuela

By W. T. Whitney Jr. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque, meeting in Bogota on September 20, talked about “managing the COVID-19 response … narcotraffickers … and [President] Maduro’s illegitimate regime,” according to the State Department.  A Cuban observer insists they explored “when to begin military actions and sabotage in Venezuela.” Elliott Abrams, the WhiteContinue reading “Colombia/U.S. Axis: Hitting at Venezuela”

After the election, from People’s Worlds

September 21, 2020 By Art Perlo Knocking on doors in my diverse, low- to middle-income working-class neighborhood, almost everyone I talk to says they will vote to dump Trump and elect Biden-Harris.The next six weeks will see a struggle critical to the future of our country and all of humanity. Claims to leadership in theContinue reading “After the election, from People’s Worlds”

“We Charge Genocide”—Forerunner at UN of Black Lives Matter

By Tom Whitney, August 1, 2020 The “We Charge Genocide” petition to the United Nations in 1951 is remembered as one of several major Communist Party contributions to anti-racist struggle in the United States, others being the rescue of the “Scottsboro Boys” in the 1930s, support for the Alabama Sharecroppers Union in that era, andContinue reading ““We Charge Genocide”—Forerunner at UN of Black Lives Matter”