Opinion

The 2012 elections are critical to defeating the 1%

With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.

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"Young Adult": You can't go home again to Kilimanjaro

The only uplifting thing in the movie was the IATSE union bug in the last frame.

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"We're unemployed and we are united!" at Take Back the Capitol

Those in Congress who are arrogantly playing politics with the lives of four million workers on extended unemployment compensation will not have a quiet moment.

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"Why Marx Was Right": lively challenge to 10 myths

Eagleton's bright, witty book marches forward into the usual stumbling blocks erected over the decades in the environment of popular ideology and topples them.

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Mr. Gingrich: Are there no Palestinians?

"There are no Palestinians. There are Arabs who inhabit the State of Israel." These are your words, Mr. Gingrich.

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Michigan warning: Republican extremism goes too far

The attack on workers rights and democracy in Michigan is a warning for the nation.

Leo Fichtenbaum, lifelong drum major for justice, dies

As a teenager and a member of the Young Communist League, he was active in the struggle to free the Scottsboro Boys and helped to organize the fur workers.

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2011: People Said NO to union busting, greed and war

2011 will be remembered as the year workers occupied capitals to defend union rights and the jobs of millions of public workers.

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The Iraq war is over - or is it?

President Obama deserves praise for fulfilling his promise to end a war he opposed before he even started campaigning for the presidency.

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President Obama should veto the National Defense Authorization Act

The defense spending bill includes a provision allowing for the indefinite detention without trial of al-Qaida suspects and their allies.

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