If the GOP regains all three branches of the government, the crisis of human suffering can and will become far more severe.
Wisconsin working people and their supporters this week defeated two incumbent state senators who backed Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on collective bargaining rights.
The passage of the debt ceiling bill marks a dangerous moment for the workers movement in this country.
It was a double "hostage crisis": The right enforced party discipline on the whole GOP and then made the Democrats negotiate on its own terms.
The debt deal is a bad deal for the American people and the economy.
The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.