Workers of the world are uniting

Last week IndustriALL, a new global union, was formed in Copenhagen, Denmark. It represents 50 million workers in 350 unions from all over the world.


“The Revolutionary” - an American in China’s Communist Party

This is the story of a civil rights activist and union organizer who became a linguist, went to China after World War II, and joined the Chinese Communist revolution.


Native Americans left out of economic recovery, as always

For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.


"Prometheus" - The return of smart sci-fi

The storytelling approach here was very cerebral, which instantly makes "Prometheus" a candidate for the best science fiction film seen in several years.


Good summer movies: Moonrise, Marigold, Bernie, Hysteria

Moviegoers can take their pick of several good light-hearted films as the summer season begins. Each of these four has something to say and says it well.


Robert Reich is wrong about socialism

The first two paragraphs of Reich's column, "The Answer Isn't Socialism; It's Capitalism that Better Spreads the Benefits of the Productive Revolution" are simply false.


Ray Bradbury: an American imagination

If ever there were a talent worthy of high regard, this gentle cauldron of imagination seems a figure that ought to be regarded as a national treasure.


“Chernobyl Diaries” are best left unread

"Chernobyl Diaries" seems to casually abuse the real-life story behind the abandoned city of Pripiat for the sake of a few scares.