Not since the days of Eugene Debs' bid for the presidency from his prison cell has a socialist candidate garnered so much attention and support.
Washington, D.C., memorials invariably quote some of the masterpieces of our heritage, a reminder of the values that ground the American experiment in democracy.
It is a matter of recognizing and struggling against racism in all of its various forms, particularly its institutional features.
At the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, Michelle Obama spoke of the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome discrimination.
I am opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, as well as the enabling legislation being debated in Congress.
It was corporate decisions and pro-corporate government policies that led our city's children into catastrophe.
Announcements by candidates running for president are coming fast and furious; the 2016 election campaign has begun.
"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."
Emanuel's narrative was that he is leading the city in the right direction, making hard decisions. Chuy challenged this narrative as not being enough.
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.