U. S. revolutionary traditions highlighted in Buffalo

By Cameron Orr A contingent of the New York District of the Communist Party USA tabled at the Buffalo event for the third year in a row to celebrate the important U.S. holiday. Juneteenth honors the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865, the freeing of the last enslaved people in the crumbling Confederacy. Continuing…

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…

Transgender and racially oppressed, a cornerstone of LGBT power

By Michelle Zacarias Reprinted from peoplesworld.org and edited to reflect New York conditions Last weekend, a coalition of progressive and community-based groups supported Chicago’s Annual Pride Parade by bringing attention to the needs of racially and nationally oppressed people and transgender people within the LGBT community. Members from the BTGNC Collective, Black Lives Matter Chicago,…

The tax plan moms need

By MARTHA BURK During his speech announcing that the U.S. is ditching the Paris climate accords, President Trump took a strange detour to declare “our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing very well. I think a lot of people will be very pleasantly surprised.” He was right about the…