President Barack Obama sent a clear and welcome message this week when he made the recess appointments.
President Obama deserves praise for fulfilling his promise to end a war he opposed before he even started campaigning for the presidency.
The defense spending bill includes a provision allowing for the indefinite detention without trial of al-Qaida suspects and their allies.
The President's speech in Osawatomie was the true "pivot" towards jobs and away from the austerity debates of last summer for which workers, occupy protesters and tens of millions more have been waiting.
The GOP vote against President Obama's nominee to the Consumer Financial Protection Board was to sabotage the agency.
Affirmative action has received an important boost from the Obama administration.
In times like these some might ask: does a strategic focus on defeating right-wing extremism continue to make sense? I think so, and here's why.
More U.S. military force in the Asia-Pacific area is provocative and unnecessary. Instead of building more military bases, we should be closing them.
Racism is the most persistent and pernicious form of division in our country. It creates a fault line in the labor and people's struggles that, if not overcome, irredeemably weakens them.
The anti-democratic, corrupt right-wing majority on the Supreme Court is again laying plans to nullify the election of a Democratic president.