Two million desperate job hunters will, on Jan 1, 2012, lose the only lifeline that keeps them and their families surviving.
Alabama approved the racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Hispanic law HB56. The law, passed by the GOP legislature and pushed through by the GOP governor, cries out for a nationwide counterattack.
Racism is the most persistent and pernicious form of division in our country. It creates a fault line in the labor and people's struggles that, if not overcome, irredeemably weakens them.
A record 400,000 people are being deported each year under Obama, who took a minor step to protect immigrants. Now Republicans are accusing him of treason.
Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.
Private sector jobs are important, but our democratic rights are more important.
Even though they're afraid to utter the W word, it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the majority of voters.
Obama's American Jobs Act is better than we expected, and although it does not do enough, it should be supported while pushing for more and better proposals.
Millions were horrified when the tea party audience shouted "yeah" and cheered at the suggestion that a sick man with no health insurance should be allowed to die.
The GOP presidential candidates proffered a free-market fairy tale straight from their alternate universe.