Seventy-three percent of polled Americans believe corruption in government is widespread; but there is a more subtle form of corruption, even less transparent.
As I drive along, I notice the landscape is ever changing. Walmarts and dollar stores sprout from empty lots.
During the 1930s, thousands of Native Americans were employed on reservations under a separate division of the CCC in developing natural resources on reservations across the country.
Football, despite its violent and masculinist culture, isn't an island unto itself, but rather a microcosm of social crisis that ripples across every segment of our larger society.
The choice is clear. Crystal clear. We have to engage and influence our friends, family members, co-workers, and even some strangers to vote for pro-worker candidates.
As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."
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 real purpose in attacking Sharpton is to deflect attention from the actual issues.
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.