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Today in history: Meet the Blind Month

Blindness is not the characteristic that defines people or their future.


Right wingers shift strategy: Government to stay open for now

Resolutions passed by large majorities in both houses guarantee that federal agencies will continue receiving their current levels of funding until December 11.


Protest hypocritical charter school TV ad

"FES has actively opposed educational equity by working against fair funding for schools that serve high need students."


Sanders visits University of Chicago

"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."

Pope to Congress: Politics cannot be a slave to finance

He is the first pope in history to address a joint session of Congress.

GOP: No bootstraps for you, baby!

The whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.

Pope Francis at White House: Fight climate change, aid immigrants

Speaking from a White House porch to a huge, ecstatic, cheering crowd, Francis did not mince words in his rebuke of climate change deniers.

Walker killed his own campaign with attacks on workers

"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."

CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

The development of the #BlackLivesMatter movement was given intense attention from many different perspectives.

Another delay in justice for Tamir Rice

"Individuals who can help move us toward an equal justice system are too busy to prioritize the death of a 12-year-old boy."