The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow over the crisis in the Ukraine could backfire by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world's reserve currency.
This country is long overdue for a serious national conversation on the treatment of mental illness. Robin Williams' suicide is just the tip of the iceberg.
The police officer ordered us all out of the car. Shortly, another police car pulled up and two more officers joined the first.
The real purpose in attacking Sharpton is to deflect attention from the actual issues.
The arms used in this genocide were supplied to the Guatemalan military by successive U.S. administrations beginning with that of Ronald Reagan.
If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.
The determined will of the people to stop police crimes erupted in organized mass protest and cries of "no justice no peace!" Stop police from racially profiling and murdering people.
We are faced with a choice of who will pay to rebuild our infrastructure, educate our children, and transition to a green economy.
The question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" is asked of black Americans in different forms and actions by our society every day.
Activists are mourning the loss of Norman Hodgett, who died in New York August 9. He leaves behind his beloved Kathy Rutkowsky and countless friends and comrades.