Tens of thousands take part in anti-austerity rallies

Tens of thousands of Spaniards took part in a "citizens' tide" against austerity on Saturday on the 32nd anniversary of an attempted Falangist coup.


Ghosts of Memphis’ slave past: Fallout over renaming Confederate parks

The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.


State takeovers of cities and schools are un-American

Michigan's state takeovers of cities and school districts have been very harmful to the public's interests.


Today in black history: Malcolm X assassinated

Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.


March for love, peace, and jobs on Valentine's Day

"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."


Filipinos lured into "slavery" in Louisiana

Sleazy 'recruiters' lured the workers here with assurances of plenty of money, a status job and U.S. citizenship, but when they got here they became indentured servants


Chicago protestors: Cut the Pentagon, not our health

Don't break our hearts, stop in the name of love; we can't have cuts to programs we depend upon.


One Billion Rising fights domestic violence, rape culture

One in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Since there are three billion women on the planet, one billion women will experience such outrages.

Va. election season underway

All 100 seats in the 100-member House of Delegates, lower house of the Virginia General Assembly (the state legislature) and some local offices are up for grabs.


Ed Koch, hizzoner, had a dishonorable career

With all due respect, Ed Koch had elements good and bad, but nevertheless was beholden to the capitalist class.

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