With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.
Two Los Angeles-based legends of Rhythm & Blues passed away last week: Etta James and Johnny Otis.
Employers have been engaging in class warfare for quite some time now. Recently they have added lockouts to the long list of weapons they have used to wage that warfare.
Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."
Progie nominees contain a wealth of progressive content and contain many suggestions for progressives viewers to watch ... if you can find the films at your local theater, on TV or anywhere in the U.S.!
President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.
If it weren't so shameful it would almost be funny.
Millions are still out of work or underemployed, and our economy isn't anywhere near full capacity.
There is a much less known story of another group of immigrants who sought freedom and opportunity, but it wasn't to America but to the Soviet Union that they fled.