Given the worst losses for the Democrats in Congress in the last 50 years, some serious rethinking seems called for.
Emil Shaw, who fled Nazi Austria with his family at the age of nine, and became a lifelong social justice activist, died Sept. 12, 2010, in Albuquerque, N.M.
When animal rights activist Ric O'Barry made the academy award winning documentary "The Cove" he assumed the international spotlight would finally put an end to dolphin hunting. Not so.
I was mortified and outraged when I heard that a pastor is planning a "National Burn a Qur'an Day" scheduled for September 11 and encouraged other churches to do likewise.
Texas labor-backed candidates hope to win big in November.
As a Jew, I have become alarmed over recent events on the immigration issue regarding the Arizona Law SB 1070 signed by Arizona Governor Brewer.
The magnificent outpouring of over 200,000 people in the nation's capitol for comprehensive immigration reform on March 21 will have a profound impact across this country.
It appears that the grassroots movement that helped elect Obama and the Democratic Congress has reemerged. Even the president himself hit the road, mobilizing folks.
What do Strongsville, Ohio; Pleasanton, California; Jefferson City, Missouri; and the Bronx, NY have in common? All were the setting for stories featured in the peoplesworld.org last week.
One thing most of us in South Chicago SOAR (Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees) have in common is children and grandchildren