Opinion

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The Occupy movement's 99 percent vs. 1 percent? Setting our sights and steering our course

Even if the Occupy slogan doesn't capture the main political dynamic of the present moment, its value lies in the fact that it gives us a star to steer by.

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Climate change and oil portfolios: Divesting in the future

Methodists linked arms with more than 500 campaigns pushing for divestment by colleges, universities, faith communities, state and local retirement funds, and foundations.

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The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

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Racist terrorism in Charleston

All who support racial equality, democracy and justice know that the world is watching: this is time to mobilize to bring an end to racist terror and structural racism in general.

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Critical that Sen. Sanders continue the fight against TPP

TPP is the will of the wealthy whose greed has gone so deep as to be dangerous to us all.

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How do we get out of this mess?

An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.

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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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African-American struggles are key in the fight for progress

Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.

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Now is the time for action

A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

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Clear-cut progressive victory in New York City public advocate race

A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.

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