Opinion

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A reply to Eric Gordon: Socialists should still make room for utopia

Utopian communities by themselves could not overcome the power of capitalism, but we do well to learn from their positive achievements - and failures. 

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Time to act: Last chance to free Leonard Peltier

Time is of the essence for readers to sign a petition in support of Peltier's release.

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Cooperation and conflict: An uneasy, but necessary tension

The Democratic Party embodies different political currents, not simply a neoliberal one.

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#NoBillNoBreak –25 hours of history

My phone fired off notifications from Facebook and Periscope about every five minutes,  signal flares from a body of people angered by a crisis of GOP gridlock and apathy.

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The House sit-in wasn’t dumb or great, it was a beginning

One action isn't going to do it. Progressives will have to do much more to break industry's choke hold on Congress.

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The Bernie movement moves on

Sanders supporters are faced with a dilemma. Having had a chance to support an avowed socialist, it's not going to be easy for many to switch gears. 

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“Fight for peace and justice”: Mike Alexander’s final request

Mike "had the most fun when he was hanging out with his buddies ... and talking (loudly) about politics."

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Corey Stewart, Trump’s man in Virginia, promises hell for undocumented immigrants

The xenophobic bloviator has already done some damage in Prince William County. Now he wants to be governor.

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Clinton and Trump point America in two very different directions

This election is less a choice about personality than about direction, less about individuals than about movements.

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The Champ’s greatest battle: The fight for peace

I would like to take this opportunity to put in a word for what I think was Muhammad Ali's greatest fight of all - his relentless fight for peace.

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