Opinion

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“We were here first”: Occupied Oregon land still belongs to Paiute tribe

The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation brings to mind the failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations.

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Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler dies at 93

"An amazing life has ended but his lifelong commitment to fight the good fight, for peace, for all humanity, will carry on."

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Everyone’s talking about socialism, but what is it?

Bernie Sanders may or may not win the Democratic presidential nomination, but he has already put socialism into the mainstream political debate in the U.S.

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Remembering Sequim’s perennial Postmaster, Mary Brown

Mary Brown was the living embodiment of the "fighting Irish," a "never give up, never give in" spirit of independence and progressivism.

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Thank you, Rosalyn Baxandall: socialist-feminist pioneer

She cared deeply about connectionsbetween teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.

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Julian Bond: in the footsteps of Robeson, Du Bois

Julian had faith in the courage of people to fight for justice and equality, and was pleased to do his bit, but he never saw himself as a great leader; that made him one.

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In Wisconsin, Labor Day is more significant than ever

My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.

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Happy fifth birthday, Dodd-Frank Act

Five years ago, in the wake of the worst economic crisis in U.S. history since the Great Depression, Obama signed the Dodd-Frank act into law.

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Charleston, the Republican right, and the lessons of Martin Luther King

Few people are claiming that there was anything random or mysterious about the brutal murder of nine innocent African American people in Charleston.

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On 4th of July, remember CPUSA's commitment to patriotism

FDR signed Executive Order 9066 for the forcible internment of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into concentration camps, including CPUSA member Karl Yoneda..

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