January

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State of the Union and openings for progress

The president's State of the Union speech provided openings and challenges for the labor and people's movements on jobs and economic security, peace and democratic rights.

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China-U.S. summit was a win-win

Last week's White House summit meeting between President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao marked an important turn in U.S.-China relations.

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The national debt: Another path is possible!

Making major cuts in military spending could not only make a major dent in the national debt, but would also save many lives and put our country on the road to a new international policy of cooperation and mutual problem solving.

 

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Thinking strategically between now and 2012

With profit margins soaring and capital and labor locked in a deadly, unequal embrace, what are working people to do?

On lessons of New Deal, GOP fails miserably

The New Deal economic recovery programs during the Great Depression of the 1930s showed how to solve economic crises without resorting to war.

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Obama, triangulation and what’s our job for 2012

For Obama, triangulation makes sense, and focusing criticism on it instead of on putting together the grassroots structures for us to win in 2012 is a dead end.

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Job loss not so bad?

Most people would assume that losing your job would have grave psychological effects, but a recent study claims otherwise - what's up with that?