Tomorrow, Obama will visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb. He should recommit to the goal of global nuclear disarmament.
In May 2008, 60 percent of Clinton supporters were willing to vote for Obama. This year, 72 percent of Sanders' voters say they'll back Clinton against Trump.
Having gains rolled back is a bitter experience. Personally, I'm tired of fighting for the same things again and again.
Hillary, if she is smart, will tip her hat and extend a hand to Bernie long before they meet in Philadelphia.
It will soon be time to face the reality of the two-party system; either the Republicans or the Democrats will win the presidency.
Politics as usual won't change things. It will take a wave election, a sweeping rebuke to the obstructionist Republican Congress, for anything to happen.
There cannot be many socialist movements in the world today that are avowedly, militantly atheist. Those days are over.
A poll just released depicts a city that is losing faith in its basic public institutions, from the police to the mayor's office.
The perilous consequences of a Trump presidency should be a wake-up call for the left. The possibility of dealing the racist right a major blow should energize and excite us.
Any kind of socialism that isn't working to combat racism and sexism isn't being practical at all, not to mention realistic.