This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
All who support racial equality, democracy and justice know that the world is watching: this is time to mobilize to bring an end to racist terror and structural racism in general.
I am opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, as well as the enabling legislation being debated in Congress.
Solutions are possible. Much will depend on whether the political will can be mustered. That will depend on mass struggle.
In February of 2014, Senate Republicans blocked a $21 billion plan to build new VA clinics because they said it was too expensive.
There is no justification for attacks on individual police officers who have little or nothing to do with the policies that have created the dehumanizing of the lives of black people.
Nicknamed the "longshoreman philosopher," Eric Hoffer was the best-known working-class author and intellectual in postwar America.
I believe in charity, but it is no substitute for government resources and policies. That's why I urge people to support change agents.
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954) was a fourteen-term Congressman from East Harlem.
We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.