Opinion

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University of Pennsylvania awards Du Bois honorary doctorate

Today would have been the 144th birthday of WEB Du Bois, the great scholar, civil rights and peace activist.

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The “choice” myth about sexual orientation

Since the advent of the gay rights movement, gay and lesbian people have been bombarded by a myth.

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Truckers force port to talk and lawmakers to act

"They want to make the owners responsible for the equipment they (the truckers) use," Michaels explains.

Ron Paul, "progressive"?

Paul stands against workers' rights and unions in every form and stands up for the "right" of corporations to rule "freely" over "their" workforce.

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Komen vs. Planned Parenthood: another attack on women

It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.

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Egypt's new labor movement comes of age

The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions has just announced to Egypt and the world that it has come of age.

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Cuba sets socialist example on LGBT rights

Cuba is advancing a broad-based human rights agenda for LGBT people ahead of the United States.

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Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.

 

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Alabama-Arizona immigration laws recall 1935 Germany

Is Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach - he who roams the nation promoting vicious anti-immigration laws and ordinances - a latter-day Julius Streicher?

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What does the future hold for disabled Americans like me?

The challenges people with disabilities like me face every day at home, at work and in school are everywhere.

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