Dying for democracy in Honduras

Women wash clothes on the river banks near La Confianza, Honduras, a city developed from land seized by small-scale farmers from one of Honduras’ richest men. The land seizure has spawned a violent land conflict between the farmers and owner, billionaire Miguel Facusse, that has killed at least 63 people, mostly peasants, in the Bajo…

Four reasons progressives must work hard to elect Clinton

By RICK NAGIN As she herself has insisted, Hillary Clinton is obviously not a socialist.  What is more, there are serious reasons why progressive-minded people should worry about her being the president.  These reasons stem from her close ties to Wall Street and the U.S. imperialist foreign policy establishment. However, in the present situation, these concerns…

Mercenary thugs attack Dakota Pipeline protesters with dogs

by: ALBERT BENDER Having just returned from a week of covering the valiant, epochal pipeline protests by the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies, I was outraged at the assault on the protesters last Saturday, September 3. The protesters were attacked by the hired racist thugs of Energy Transfer Partners, the company that owns the North Dakota…