University of Pennsylvania awards Du Bois honorary doctorate

Today would have been the 144th birthday of WEB Du Bois, the great scholar, civil rights and peace activist.


Will Supreme Court deliver death knell to campus diversity?

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could mean the death knell for racial and ethnic diversity on college campuses.

Anna Julia Cooper, 1858-1964: A fighter for equal rights for all

She was a leader in the fight for African American equality, women's equality and their rights in education, and for African Americans' and women's right to vote.


Why Occupy?

The world has entered a moment where millions of people are coming to believe that radical change is not only possible, but necessary.

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory

Make no mistake, it was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.


"Pity the Billionaire" recounts hijacking of public opinion

Thomas Frank, ex-Wall Street Journalist turned liberal political savant, is currently the darling of the airwaves for NPR and Democracy Now fans.


Ohio students form state association

From our numerous discussions, it became clear that the issues students face are tied to the corporate power structure that runs our state.


Expect a bitter fight on the budget

Make no mistake: President Obama's job-creating and tax-the-rich budget proposals are going to be core battleground issues for the Republican right.

Dispelling the war clouds over Iran

Within both the Obama and Netanyahu administrations, officials hold conflicting views.

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