Nightmare begins as GOP takes over Senate

A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.


Blocking right-wing power grab the priority in 2014 elections

Blocking the right-wing Republican power grab is the number one priority of all progressives in the Nov. 4, 2014 elections.


My father, Southern Baptists, and the battle for the soul of America

What happened with Southern Baptists and like-minded fundamentalists has occurred on a larger scale with American politics.


Elections, the state, reform & revolution

Another major electoral battle is shaping up in November that will determine the political terrain of struggle for the next period.


Chris Christie’s hero

In Christie's own words, one can see what he really stands for. His praise of Walker, the Koch-owned governor of Wisconsin, shows his true political colors.


Supreme Court extends attack on democracy with McCutcheon decision

The Supreme Court struck down limits on overall contributions to political parties and candidates. 


Toni Harp sworn in as mayor of New Haven

The auditorium and overflow room at New Haven's Career High School were packed on as Toni Harp was sworn in.


An unhappy anniversary of Citizens United

Mid-January of 2014 marks the unhappy fourth anniversary of one of the defining moments in U.S. politics. No, not an election, but a court ruling.


The stakes for workers' rights in 2014

We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.


Workers win in Tuesday elections

On Tuesday, Nov. 5 workers and their allies achieved important victories in elections in New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, and New York.

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