The ruling class "nullification" attack on democracy

In 30 years demographers forecast that the population of the U.S. will no longer be majority white.


Why Occupy?

The world has entered a moment where millions of people are coming to believe that radical change is not only possible, but necessary.

Israel’s war on democracy (and why Americans should care)

Israel has always presented itself as "an oasis of democracy in a sea of despotism," an outpost of pluralism surrounded by tyranny.


Unions blast flood of corporate campaign cash

With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.


Professor lists Obama accomplishments: Over 244 and growing

President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.


The dream today

Forty-eight years after his "I Have a Dream" speech, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be furious.


Change comes from the bottom up

The whole knock on President Obama not living up to his promises ignores that nothing major can be done in the U.S. political system without the support of Congress.


The ANC at 100

Its centenary is surely a cause for celebration and hope for all who cherish freedom, civil rights and democracy.


"We're unemployed and we are united!" at Take Back the Capitol

Those in Congress who are arrogantly playing politics with the lives of four million workers on extended unemployment compensation will not have a quiet moment.


Michigan warning: Republican extremism goes too far

The attack on workers rights and democracy in Michigan is a warning for the nation.

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