Opinion

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Florida communists have a "great convention"

The Florida convention included workshops on racism and organizing skills. Discussion periods allowed for lively exchanges of viewpoints on issues facing the party and the people's movement.

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Chris Christie’s hero

In Christie's own words, one can see what he really stands for. His praise of Walker, the Koch-owned governor of Wisconsin, shows his true political colors.

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A minimum program for a progressive majority

This is a framework of principles that left forces could use to unite majorities in competitive battles at, primarily, the local and state levels.

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Mike Giocondo, 85: Fighter for justice at home and abroad

Mike Giocondo has died in the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville one week after being admitted for heart failure.

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The mysteries of human capital

To most, capital means a bank account, a hundred shares of IBM stock, assembly lines, or steel plants. But such tangible forms are not the only type of capital.

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Millennials see Keystone as more than just a pipeline

The fight over Keystone is really about a generational shift in our energy paradigm and how we will survive the 21st century.

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Supreme Court extends attack on democracy with McCutcheon decision

The Supreme Court struck down limits on overall contributions to political parties and candidates. 

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Where is the movement to turn around this economy?

To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.

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De Blasio calls for unity in the fight for quality education

In an effort to set the record straight and heal a rift with New York State's Gov. Cuomo and charter school supporters, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a major speech on his education policies at Riverside Church last Sunday.

The war that won't go away

Melvin Morris, 80, received a Medal of Honor this month. Why is he receiving it belatedly? Because he was discriminated against during the time of the U.S. War in Vietnam.

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