Health care ruling changes national debate

Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting.


Syria and the Phantom

What was that Turkish F-4 Phantom II up to when the Syrians shot it down?


Arizona needs a movement to repeal SB 1070

Monday's Supreme Court decision on Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 has engendered lots of commentary in the media and among elected officials.

New Yorkers debate ending “stop and frisk”

On June 24, the New York Friends of the People's World hosted a forum on ending "stop and frisk."


A big victory for health care

The Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health reform law is a huge victory for the American people, and for the president.


Children and the courts

We can congratulate the Supreme Court for its recent decision that sentencing children to life in prison without parole is unconstitutional.


Today in labor history … Emma Goldman, IWW, anti-racism and more

Women's rights activist and anarchist Emma Goldman was born in Lithuania. She came to the United States when she was 17.


Is Obama's TPP trade deal worse than NAFTA?

The campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement is picking up steam. TPP FTA is aimed at a tariff-free pacific rim, backed up by an extreme intellectual property rights protection agenda.


After Arizona

The ruling sends a signal to the right wing and lawmakers in Arizona, Alabama and elsewhere that state laws, recently put on the books for racist and political reasons across this country, are unconstitutional.


Rio environmental summit disappoints -- again

The weak-at-best conference statement merely reaffirmed the goals from 20 years ago for a sustainable world, without making any binding agreements which could make that actually happen.


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