Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.
In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."
The Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa summit carried the hope of change awaited by many peoples denied their righteous place in the world community of nations.
President Obama, while saying U.S. airstrikes would be limited in scope, also called it "a long-term project" - that is alarming, opening the door for further disasters.
War is a human disaster: Not only due to the victims, but also because it brings in plain view many evil and ugly phenomena: violence, racism, nationalist zeal.
As an Ohio native, I have to admit I got a little teary eyed when NBA basketball star LeBron James announced he was returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Blocking the right-wing Republican power grab is the number one priority of all progressives in the Nov. 4, 2014 elections.
"The return of plutocracy to America was no accident. The drastic decline in market competition has been a result of conscious political decisions."
The genocide being perpetrated by South Dakota against Native Americans continues unabated. This is beyond maddening.
More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.