Around the globe, rainbow flags fly at half-mast. Orlando was not so much of a wake-up call, but rather a reminder. First we mourn, then we act.
You see much in the country that is worrying and a seemingly endless parade of do-nothing politicians; you are going to raise your voice proudly in favor of change.
Sanders: "Whether or not I win the nomination, we all must work together to unite the Democratic Party. We must come together to assure that the right wing does not capture the White House.
There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954) was a fourteen-term Congressman from East Harlem.
We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.
In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."
Speak Progress speakers provide ideas, analysis and interactive trainings that can inspire your campus, community or union.
Racism and anti-Semitism are two parts of the same "divide and conquer" strategy that the American right wing is using in an attempt to maintain political and economic control.
Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.