October

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Tales of hard times on the coast

On California's north coast, the sea used to provide many a worker and family a decent living - but no longer.

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More thoughts about Michael Moore’s ‘Capitalism’

Moore is the closest thing we have to a contemporary Tom Paine.

Keep pushing

The people are not buying the false notion that so-called "free market" is the answer to all their problems.

Deficit lies

The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on succeeding generations.

Still disappointed, haiku swine flu and other letters to the editor

Thank you for the recent opinion article and letter to the editor regarding the left being more patient with President Obama.

A ragged process

Slightly over a year ago, the American people elected a young African American to the presidency and increased the Democratic majorities in the Congress.

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Powerful films progressives will want to see

Stunning, engrossing, loaded with political awareness, new films deal with compelling topics, from Daniel Ellsberg to Darwin, from Nanking to Haiti, from New York garment workers to the London subway bombings.

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All Americans deserve health care

All Americans deserve health care. Private insurance companies are not getting the job done. Solving this serious national problem is a legitimate function of government. It requires a public solution.

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Debunking GOP lies

The Republican Party claims progressive change on health care and big business is the same as Nazi Germany.  Lou Incognito debunks these lies.

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Texas execution could end death penalty, if we act

Texas put to death an innocent man. It can be the beginning of the end of the death penalty, if we act.

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