In April 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele told a group of 200 students at DePaul University that African-Americans "don't have a reason" to vote for Republican candidates.
When Senator Baucus needed a solution to a disaster in Montana, he turned to the nation's single-payer healthcare system, Medicare, to solve the problem.
I've long been a firm believer in public health care for all. Why not? We've had hugely successful Social Security and Medicare for decades.
Veterans face challenges of joblessness, homelessness, and visible and "invisible" injuries - a real tribute means doing right, not right-wing, by them.
New polls show a much closer race in November.
Perhaps the most important piece of the new health care law that kicked in Sept. 23 is no more lifetime coverage caps.
The conflict between working people and corporate power permeates all aspects of society - but why can't the two sides just call a truce and live in peace?
The Affordable Care Act was an important first step, but a first step to where - and when we finally get "there," what is "there" going to look like?
By 1816, Thomas Jefferson was warning that our new government would have to "crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations."
Only a particular kind of movement has the capacity to challenge the array of forces on the other side of the class struggle at this juncture.