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Mengistu Haile Mariam convicted by lackeys of imperialism

In December 2006, Ethiopia’s former leader Mengistu Haile Mariam was convicted in absentia for “war crimes” after a 12-year show tri...
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Smithfield workers walk out to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April 1968, he was in Memphis, Tenn., supporting the sanitation workers’ strike. King was in...
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African American reparations movement wins partial legal victory

On Dec. 13, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld fraud claims brought by African Americans against 15 major U.S. banks, insurers and...
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Andrew Young, Wal-Mart and class unity

From the December 2006 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine. Many were surprised last February when Andrew Young decided to take a job as an adv...
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New U.S. military strategies in Iraq bring more death, destruction

The writer is a student leader at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The New York Times reported on Dec. 5 that 4,000 to 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq ...
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Andrew Young, Wal-Mart and class unity

Many were surprised last February when Andrew Young decided to take a job as an advocate for Wal-Mart. His mission, as head of the corporate-funded &#...
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Brown University admits complicity in slave trade

A central foundation for the emergence of large scale capitalism in America was slavery. It was a brutal institution within the capitalist system used...
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U.S. ‘war budget’: A real congressional scandal

Several recent polls show that people in the United States are overwhelmingly dissatisfied with Congress and the government in general. The issue most...
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White supremacist Minutemen and the anti-immigrant movement

It is no secret that the issue of immigration, mainly surrounding immigrants coming from Mexico and Central America, has spurred a major debate inside...
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Judge blocks Northwest flight attendants’ strike

On Aug. 25, U.S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero issued an injunction to prevent Northwest Airlines flight attendants from taking a series of acti...