In talking about the current Democratic majority and its fate in the 2010 elections, news editors have been using words such as "slipping," "imperiled," and even "doomed" in their headlines.
Fifteen years after Oklahoma City bombing, a similar dangerous trend is developing. Politicians and political activists who engage in ultra-right hate speech play a role in provoking violence.
Anti-union attacks exact a price. That price was paid by more than two dozen workers in West Virginia. Too high a price to pay.
Tea partiers say "No" to a government headed by Barack Obama. In reality, the role of government is part of the class struggle, and was at the heart of the health care refrom fight.
By 1816, Thomas Jefferson was warning that our new government would have to "crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations."