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"Nuns on the Bus" tour nation for immigration reform

Sister Simone Campbell was upbeat on the possibility of meaningful immigration reform.


California leads the way for Obamacare

California, with the nation's biggest insurance market, continues to lead the nation in preparing for next year's launch of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."


Higher education for the 1% or for all? Let’s discuss

What is the latest in the struggle for educational access? Join us for a teleconference conversation with United States Student Assoc. Pres. Tiffany Dena Loftin, Jun 18.


What is the future for voting rights in America? Let’s discuss

What is the future for voting rights in America? Join us for a teleconference conversation with Jarvis Tyner, July 16.


“Jackson, hell yes:” Chokwe Lumumba elected mayor

The right wing's Southern strategy can only be defeated by a progressive Southern strategy.



The left needs to stop self-marginalizing

For too long the left has not been a major player on our political scene. But that could well change in the coming decade.


Carl Reinstein, fighter for workers, equality, dies at 96

Carl Reinstein, life long activist for labor, civil rights, and peace, passed away May 12 at age 96.


Chicago’s “Red Squad” stories reveal damage to democracy

CHICAGO - A lively symposium on this city's infamous "Red Squad" took place June 1 at the Chicago History Museum.


Defense argues Bradley Manning motivated by “humanist” beliefs

As the Bradley Manning trial begins this week, it has become clear Manning's motivation is the keystone of the government prosecution.


D.C. court nominations put spotlight on filibuster

"The country needs a Senate that works as our founders intended."

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