Opinion

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Obama in Detroit: A fighting Labor Day speech

President Obama is expected to outline a program for job creation through rebuilding the country's crumbling infrastructure.

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The Republicans must be defeated

If the GOP regains all three branches of the government, the crisis of human suffering can and will become far more severe.

On, Wisconsin!

Wisconsin working people and their supporters this week defeated two incumbent state senators who backed Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on collective bargaining rights.

Senator Sanders got it right

The passage of the debt ceiling bill marks a dangerous moment for the workers movement in this country.

A little debt-ceiling history, and a few suggestions

It was a double "hostage crisis": The right enforced party discipline on the whole GOP and then made the Democrats negotiate on its own terms.

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Debt deal is bad for America

The debt deal is a bad deal for the American people and the economy.

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Tea party takes America hostage on debt

The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.

Letter from a reader: Freedom means choice

One peoplesworld.org reader writes from Louisiana, land of the blues, on unemployment, ballot choices and getting a tax break for yachts.

Scott Walker's new voter suppression ploy: shutting DMVs

Following a string of hotly contested bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, including a controversial voter ID bill, Walker has his next target in sight: close down state motor vehicle offices in Democratic-leaning districts.

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Debt-ceiling deals: Turning away from prosperity to austerity

The rich continue to make out like bandits in the "six" proposal, according to economist Dean Baker.

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