Reviewed by Leslie Misson
A central character in Robert Harris’s V2 is non-fictional: Dr. Wernher von Braun was the charismatic, Nazi engineer who headed the scientific team that designed the [...]
Progressive Filipino organizations in North America and Europe are being warning that the government of Rodrigo Duterte is preparing to export its deadly campaign against left-wing activists to those regions.
The National Task Force [...]
By B Prasant
As I move away from the massive kisan (farmers and peasants) assemblage at the Singhu border between the province of Haryana and Delhi, a heavy drizzle starts to add to my misery in the bone-chilling cold of late Indian winter. I [...]
Legal, safe and free abortion is law in Argentina, after the Senate assented to a pivotal struggle for the country’s feminist movement. Now the fight will continue for its effective implementation.
The Senate approved the Voluntary Termination of [...]
By T. Whitney Jr.
Cuba’s Foreign Ministry every year prepares a report on Cuba’s experience with the US economic blockade of the island, in force since 1962. On October 22, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez presented this year’s report at a press [...]
Farmers in India are fighting a historic struggle for their very survival as farmers. Under cover of the COVID crisis, the far-right government of Narendra Modi passed three pro-corporate agriculture bills which hand control of the sector to [...]
PV Vancouver Bureau
With only a few technical glitches, the 43rd British Columbia provincial convention of the Communist Party of Canada took place over the November 21-22 weekend. The convention was held online through Zoom, due to the limits [...]
By Owen Schalk
I first read Robert Fisk’s Pity the Nation in the summer of 2017. I read it while working an unsurprisingly drab office job, the demands of which were so tedious that I often waited giddily at my desk for the next fifteen-minute [...]
By Jianhong Li
November 23, 2020 is a significant day in the history of the People’s Republic of China and possibly of the world. China Central Television (CCTV) announced that 9 counties in Guizhou Province, one of the poorest provinces in the [...]
On December 6, 1989, a male student shot and killed 14 women – 13 engineering students and one clerical worker – at the University of Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique. Fourteen other people were injured in the attack – 10 women and four men. The [...]