Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, who has been described as "America's most revolutionary mayor," died suddenly Feb. 25 at the age of 66.
Though Marx and Engels may not have predicted the rise of an engaged population of people with disabilities, they did predict the push toward "improvement."
The tide is starting to turn, and we can be hopeful that 2014 will truly be a Year of Action for democratic and progressive victories. Here are five reasons why.
The auditorium and overflow room at New Haven's Career High School were packed on as Toni Harp was sworn in.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's "tale of two cities" could be told in cities across the country.
While the nation at large prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, few cities have a slate of activities to rival that of Dallas.
You've probably seen or heard of protests against the affordable health care act, against raising the minimum wage, against marriage equality, and more than anything against stronger gun laws.
The antics of GOP Senator Ted Cruz are only the latest example of an effort to pull the political discourse further to the right.
Two of the candidates running for mayor of New York have become alarmed about the worldview of Bill de Blasio.
In the primary elections, hundreds of thousands of Democratic voters selected candidates who advocated a different, more progressive direction for New York City.