U.S. youth set off for international festival in Russia

By Cameron Orr On the early morning of Friday, October 13th, 2017, eight young people organized by the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) will fly through Moscow to Sochi, Russia to join over 50,000 youth from over 183 countries for the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS). Running from October 14 – 22, this…

Hurricane Trump

By Carol Widom Last Wednesday night, exactly one week after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, I finally breathed easier when I learned that all my relatives were alive. From a local ham operated radio, names were reported on a safety checklist and my cousin messaged that his dad’s name had been called…

Price-fixing and policy failure: Other factors in Venezuela’s crisis

Letter to the editor While I strongly agree with the tone and conclusions of Jesse Jackson’s article on the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, I think he leaves out a lot of information – information that will be of interest to readers of People’s World. Jackson correctly points out that Venezuela depends on…