If you're not into "American Idol" and think it has no place in this publication, stop reading now, and direct your anti-popular culture comments and criticisms elsewhere.
It is important to take a look at them and their Republican cohorts to see what they are up to and what they really want.
Abe Blashko, artist and political satirist, died at age 90 Jan. 13 from complications of pneumonia. Among his large body of work were important contributions to progressive publications, including the New Masses and People's World.
Many children were working in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory when fire broke out. Such conditions, if Republicans have their way, may again become commonplace.
The revolution is coming soon, to a theater near you.
"Black Death" is a thought provoking and frightening tale set in 1348 England.
Without the Oscar's glitz and glamor, the Progies laid honors on films of social substance, and artists of talent and commitment to the struggle.
This unnamed verse, written in 1970, seems as if it could have been written yesterday in half a dozen nations - and in some U.S. states as well.
Republican claims that they have an overwhelming majority mandate do not square with the polls.
Tea party leaders and the ultra-right need a lesson in history when it comes to our Founding Fathers who were not only revolutionaries in deed, but many held far-reaching democratic ideas that the tea-baggers would denounce as "socialist."