We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.
Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.
Only continued action to bring us together can insure that we overcome those who would use terror and fear to drive us apart.
This fight in which we are engaged - to defeat the forces of greed -- must be won with power from average people leveraged by moral authority.
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
TPP is the will of the wealthy whose greed has gone so deep as to be dangerous to us all.
The reawakening of a broad-based progressive coalition will have political consequences well beyond this election, through new electoral infrastructure.
Civil rights groups call for a completion of the Justice Department's investigation, and the NAACP calls for a "Journey for Justice" from Ferguson to Jefferson City.
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.
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