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.
With the news that Mandela's breath finally failed him-his lungs were savaged by the tuberculosis he acquired during his 27 years of imprisonment in South Africa-two memories came to mind.
The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.
It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
Genuine power of the people comes from using our freedom, as in freedom of speech and the vote.
We live in one of the freest societies humans have ever created. On the surface.
One phrase most entertainment reporters fail to mention about Oprah Winfrey's 25 years as the "queen of talk" is "union employer and member."
150 years ago today, the first shots of the American Civil War were fired.
Book review: Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."
After spending more than 24 hours in lock-up, I kept thinking of Nas' song: "If I ruled the world/Imagine that/I'd free all my sons."