Communists to Be Welcomed at Progressive March in DC

The “peace director” of the October 2 “One Nation Working Together” rally says that the U.S. should immediately withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, military aid to Israel should be ended, and that Iran has the right to develop nuclear weapons as long as the U.S. has them. He also says that Marxists are invited to participate at his upcoming rally. Michael McPhearson, one of the key organizers of the event and … [Read more...]

HBO TKOs Muhammad Ali

First published in Although it debuted last year, I just this week happened to catch the HBO documentary “Thriller in Manila.” As fate would have it, I was staying in the town in which the documentary’s antagonist, Muhammad Ali, was born and raised—Louisville, Kentucky. You read that right, “antagonist.” Stunningly, John Dower’s documentary shows the Ali of his glory years for the cruel, … [Read more...]