My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.
Bernie is dealing with real issues: control the 1 % has over the country, power of money in elections, massive disparity between the ultra-rich and millions who live in poverty.
Jon Stewart describes the murders at South Carolina's Emanuel Church as terrorism plain and simple.
Fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett died Mar. 12, leaving several library shelves' worth of published literature behind, as well as the legacy it created.
Let Lincoln's words lead us back to remembering that this is a day of humility and healing, not of seeking bargains before the sun has set.
Gordimer won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 for novels that explored the complex relationships and human cost of racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa.
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 public pays for charter schools through their taxes, has no input into their educational practices. Unlike Chicago public schools, neither parents nor community control anything a charter school does.
The wolves of Wall Street are out to destroy New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's universal pre-kindergarten plan.
With the death of Nelson Mandela, an era has come to an end.