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Days of Illusion: Donald Trump’s First 100
by Dr Binoy Kampmark
He might have resignations, investigations, and a hostile Congress to deal with. But he remains US CEO of the largest imperial military corporation the world has seen, an imperial project that, while stuttering, continues its relentless drive. In time, the snake taken in by the US voter may be none other than an all stinging Trump.
Trump’s Deportation Priorities Aim At Creating Fear
by Abdus Sattar Ghazali
The Trump administration is implementing new deportation priorities with the aim of creating fear as people are lifted from highly sensitive locations like schools, courts and places of worship, says Julia R Wilson of OneJustice. She was of the view that the Trump administration doesn’t believe in ANY immigration.
May Day 2017: In solidarity With Maruti Workers’ Struggle
The fascist onslaught directed at the working class, including contractualization of workers, police repression, media misrepresentation and heavy prison terms, place a heavy burden on the struggling workers. Still the struggles of workers in Maruti-Suzuki plant in Manesar and other workers in solidarity with them make a positive example of collective assertions and struggle against exploitation and repression, through forging an ever greater unity of working masses.It is the need of the hour for workers, peasants, students, youth and intellectuals to unite in a common struggle against the anti-people neo-liberal policies and the casteist-communal Hindutva forces in order to save their livelihood and rights.
by Sheshu Babu
Sun zooms into sky
Like aspirations of workers of ‘ Maruti Suzuki ‘
Toiling daily with casting and moulding
And turning and fitting
Gears, accelerators and brakes
Or cushioned seats and side glasses
In the sweltering heat
And iron rust
Bahujan Leaders And May Day
by Tata Sivaih
Labour Day in India or May Day was first celebrated in Chennai on May 1, 1923. The initiative was taken by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan. The leader of the party, Comrade Singaravelar arranged two meetings to celebrate this occasion.
Korea: Leading To War?
by Dr Chandra Muzaffar
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is deeply concerned that escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States of America could lead to war. This view was expressed at the end of the 30th ASEAN Leaders’ Summit in Manila on the 29th of April 2017.
Is The U.S. Going To War With North Korea?
by Dr Arshad M Khan
Is the U.S. about to go to full-scale war with North Korea? Not in a month of Sundays!
Killing Kids at Yale Law School
by Professor Francis A Boyle
Hey! Hey! LBJ!
How many kids!
Did you kill today!
Went through my mind
Abbas Fears The Prisoners’ Hunger Strike
by Jonathan Cook
The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is due to meet Donald Trump in the White House on Wednesday to discuss reviving the long-cold corpse of the peace process. Back home, things are heating up. There is anger in the West Bank, both on the streets and within the ranks of Abbas’s Fatah movement. The trigger is a two-week-old hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners.