What was supposed to have been a waltz into a second term for Emanuel has turned into a fight for his political life with challenger and longtime progressive Latino leader Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
It was a spectacle that had few if any parallels in the modern history of nations.
President Obama's request to authorize use of military force against the so-called Islamic State opens unhappy comparisons with earlier misguided U.S. military ventures.
It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.
Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.
"We need a labor-led third party in this country" is a refrain I hear more and more. It's a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly!
It's patently obvious the GOP is trying to convince retired workers that in order to preserve the system, the disabled should be sacrificed.
Nine reflections on the fall of the Soviet Union, what socialism is and isn't, and getting to socialism USA.
Let's keep hope alive this holiday season and into the New Year with the hope and expectation that lasting victories are possible!