The right wing, in its assault on working people, is full of contradictory statements.
The aches in my bones from yesterday's rally in Madison, Wisconsin, were welcomed aches.
The 1930s slogan, "Black and white, unite and fight." is relevant today. General appeals for jobs and relief, for public works jobs and full employment measures have to be combined with targeted job creation in communities where the hardship is the most severe.
A country's attitude toward its unions is a good measure of their attitude toward democracy - their real attitude toward true democracy.
We are now celebrating the anniversary of Ronald Reagan, who, if the corporate press is anything to go by, came down from heaven exactly 100 years ago to save us all.
As a massive winter storm pounds much of the country, the tea party/Republicans are pushing a disastrous narrative: strangle vital public services, like snowplowing, then blame public workers and their unions.