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.
This is the story of one direct outcome of the 1963 March on Washington, to which I went as a member of the Huntington Township Committee on Human Relations in Suffolk County, Long Island.
It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
Today, 2 million signatures protesting the cuts are being presented to the White House. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., promises to do everything he can to block the chained CPI proposal and cuts to Medicare.