As one of 250,000 who attended the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," I had to come to Washington, Aug. 24, to be a part of the 50th anniversary march.
Will we send a powerful message to senators and representatives this week telling them to vote "no" on any U.S. attack against Syria? We must take up the challenge and act now.
The killing of Trayvon Martin, the trial of George Zimmerman, and the public discourse in the aftermath of the verdict have awakened memories I had frankly put in the old news pile of my mind.
The NY Post endorsement is so outlandish and ridiculous that no one with any sense would want to vote for any candidate the Post would endorse.
Comparison of Chelsea Manning's sentence with sentences received by the Cuban Five prisoners, whistleblowers of another sort, is revealing.
For socialist and progressive working-class forces, breaking out of marginalization is the key political challenge of our time.
Rick Perry, the right-wing Republican governor of Texas, is running TV and radio ads - backed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce - attacking the Democratic governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon.
The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.
It was thrilling to travel from New Haven to Washington with a bus full of young people age 7 on up looking for hope and eager to act. At the march, they collected over 200 signatures on petitions for the Youth Jobs Act.
After Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. opposed the U.S. war in Vietnam, he received a barrage of criticism from editorial boards, donors and even other civil rights leaders.