Native Americans gather to support the Sanders campaign

I'm hoping that Native Americans are going to be able to directly ask questions of the presidential candidates.


Amend Constitution to add a right to vote

On Aug. 6, the Voting Rights Act will mark its 50th anniversary.Now it's time to demonstrate against the concerted campaign to undermine it.



Thank you Pope Francis for talking about climate change

Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.


The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Any real climate change program must deal with a triple challenge, which can only be met by global agreement to replace competition with cooperation.


Is “human capitalism” the solution to shrinking wages?

An article recently written in Forbes by a Mr. Ralph Benko proposes "human capitalism" as the solution to the shrinking wages and economic stagnation.


Sandra Bland had the right to say "no"

Some day organized dissent will change the system that allows cases like that of Sandra Bland to occur; let's make that day happen sooner rather than later.


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.


Tell Congress to support peace with Iran

Experts call its curbs on Iran's potential nuclear weapons development more complete than anything they had expected. But the pact is about much more than nuclear weapons.


Is the labor movement split over the 2016 presidential election?

There has been an unprecedented amount of unity around the AFL-CIO's raising wages agenda, pushing the major candidates for the same thing.




Mayors hear biased view of California court decision vs. teacher tenure

There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.



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