Opinion

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South Dakota covers up sex abuse of Native foster children

Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.

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Fast-food workers meet labor movement: a super-sized duo

There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.

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Newspaper Guild blasts government moves against journalists

The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.

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March on Washington volunteer recalls Bayard Rustin, tears

Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.

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Reader voices: Stop attacks on Fourth Amendment

The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.

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Does inequality have a silver lining?

An insider is spilling the beans on the great unsaid in charitable circles: You can't ignore inequality and hope to fix an unequal world.

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Progressive Latin American integration advances

In spite of the death of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and other reverses, the "Bolivarian" process of integration in Latin America is advancing.

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Mandela – schmaltzy icon or revolutionary leader?

Sooner or later the news will break that Nelson Mandela has died, and the frenzy whipped up by the media about 'what will happen next' will resume.

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Hear them - the unemployed

Unemployment, joblessness, and the devastation they bring to every worker everywhere is endemic to capitalism.

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Reza Aslan, FOX News, and Islamophobia

I thought of Sartre's "Anti-Semite and Jew" when I heard about the recent FOX News television interview with Reza Aslan.

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