The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.
New York took a jump into the 21st century as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill June 24 legalizing same-sex marriage.
Proposed new FBI rules pose a threat to civil libeties and the democratic movement for change.
The conservative-dominated Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart is too big to face class action justice, but America's workers think otherwise.
All lovers of human and civil rights were saddened last week to hear of the passing of the outstanding attorney Leonard Weinglass, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on March 23.
That's how it should be, but, as history teaches, socialism is democratic only if we make it so.
The same financial power structure that ruined Detroit economically stands in the shadows as mouthpieces of money in the state government threaten the majority Black city.
The rights of public workers and the services they provide is a part of the bigger fight for all workers to organize and win decent wages, working conditions, benefits and strong communities.
Under the guise of "fiscal responsibility" the tea party GOP extreme right at both the federal and state level is wielding a two-edged sword aimed at the heart of the black and Latino community's economic life.