The police story of this murder was a lie

We need a system change here and it's not going to happen unless we, the people make it happen.


Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?


Julian Bond, civil rights leader, dies at 75

Julian Bond's life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to the top leadership post at the NAACP.


Native Americans gather to support the Sanders campaign

I'm hoping that Native Americans are going to be able to directly ask questions of the presidential candidates.


The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.


Professor Walter T. Howard, 63: activist, teacher, organizer

Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.


From symbol to substance, is a new South coming?

Only continued action to bring us together can insure that we overcome those who would use terror and fear to drive us apart.


Pope Francis offers a new vision for social and environmental justice

This fight in which we are engaged - to defeat the forces of greed -- must be won with power from average people leveraged by moral authority.


Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.


Critical that Sen. Sanders continue the fight against TPP

TPP is the will of the wealthy whose greed has gone so deep as to be dangerous to us all.

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