This is the season of Passover, the Jewish holiday of freedom from slavery in Egypt. Even if never substantiated as a historical event, it nevertheless has inspired liberation struggles all over the world.
The immigrant communities themselves, and their allies in organized labor, the churches, and the African American, Latino, and Asian American communities, are speaking out.
There is an adage that goes, "once is an accident, twice is a trend." With regards to the cliff funding, that adage is being perpetrated.
President Bush launched a war that directly killed nearly 4,500 U.S. troops and at least 121,000 Iraqis, and wounded over 33,000 U.S. soldiers and countless Iraqis.
With Citizens United and now "The Roggensack Rule," in the light of day judges can be wined and dined by the very party they will be ruling on.
The untimely death of Chavez is evoking a heartfelt cry from millions of abused, marginalized, and exploited people across the globe.
Margrit Pittman, a working class journalist and lifelong advocate of world peace, equality, and socialism died Feb. 4 in New York City. She was 93.
Last week the stock market made a great leap forward. And New York is facing a homeless crisis. Some recovery!
He was repeatedly re-elected by wide margins, and will be mourned not only by Venezuelans but by many Latin Americans who appreciate what he did for the region.
The next time a rich corporate chieftain whines about higher taxes or says he's "just like you and me," take him to Disneyland. It may remind him how he's not.