December

Forward to the phone banks!

I am weighing the Paul Krugman vs. Howard Dean approaches to what's left of health care reform.

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Houston elects first openly gay mayor

The election of Annise Parker to the office of Houston mayor is a major accomplishment for progressive forces in Houston and around the country.

Early lessons from 2009

A year ago, we said that the country was entering an era of democratic reform and that the same coalition that defeated the right in the 2008 elections would drive the process going forward.

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Motorcycle diary: deep thoughts from the guy who delivers your mail

"Roll me away, baby." The words of Motor City boy Bob Seger played through my head as we blasted across Highway 2 on our grandest adventure yet.

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George Clooney and we go flying

George Clooney and "Up In The Air" may leave you dangling, with a lot  to talk about.

Afghanistan, PTSD and soldiers, clean water for all and other letters to the editor

I like many others watched the presidential address last night knowing what was going to happen and so hoping I was wrong.

How I will be evaluating the Senate health care compromise

"Blue Dog" Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu looked whipped, like she had just been a guest at a vampire banquet.

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New Deal 2.0

There are millions of unemployed ready to go to work today. The only missing element is someone to hire them.

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A new era

With its Dec. 19, 2009, newprint edition, the People's World and Mundo Popular will say goodbye to one era and say hello to another.

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Does ‘Avatar’ deal with U.S. role in Iraq and Afghanistan?

The world premiere of James Cameron's new movie "Avatar" is being called brilliant and unlike anything ever seen before that satisfies all the hype.

 

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