With the end of the year fast approaching, I decided to join the pundits and leave one parting thought. So here goes!
We've already gotten a harbinger of the class warfare that the emboldened Republican right will wage against the people when the new Congress convenes in January.
After the midterm election, there is a vigorous debate taking place among left and progressive people about which way forward. Here is a contribution from Communist Party leader Jarvis Tyner.
Justice John Paul Stevens say capital punishment is "shot through with racism, skewed toward conviction, infected with politics and tinged with hysteria." It's past time to end the practice.
"Cruelty" is defined as indifference to suffering, even positive pleasure in inflicting it.