What the Japanese militarists did to China is a story that every Chinese person knows well, but, I think, not so much in the West.
The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.
A powerful exhibit of the politically inspired paintings by 19th century anarchist artist Camille Pissarro delivers a clear message of inspiration and solidarity to today's Occupy movement.
While he claims to support personal liberty, many of his policy positions would do little to help the liberty of ethnic or sexual minorities.
Was it the Christmas spirit or the street heat that was getting to Walker? The governor will soon find out that 2012 is going to be a whole lot hotter.
With the presidential election looming over 2012, we should take a cue from our Kenyan brothers and sisters. We need to take our analysis of the gross negligence of our financial institutions into the electoral arena.
Last year, a year that began so brilliantly - for our top one percent - ended in angst.
"War Horse" is simply a terrific war movie that makes its statements graphically and through sensitive portrayals, whether in actual battle scenes or not.
Some scientists believe they have discovered why people commit human atrocities. It's our brains, they say.
The United States is wrong on Guantanamo in two ways: The occupation of the base violates international law, and prisoners have been tortured and abused.