Opinion

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Historic battle for voting rights is front and center

Newly elected Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merril, a Democrat, was stunned to discover that her Republican counterparts across the country were all focused on how to keep the number of voters down in their states.

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Wisconsin Walker recall battle close to dead heat

Polls show a near dead heat in the bitter battle pitting labor's legions against Walker's millions.

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Cory Booker surrenders

Cory Booker said he was nauseated by the attacks on private capital. He said Mitt Romney's firm, Bain Capital, "has done a lot of good."

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Supreme Court “rogues’ gallery”: another reason why 2012 matters

For millions of Americans, the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court may not register as a priority, or even as a passing concern.

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The great conspiracy

While I am not a great believer in grand conspiracy theories, I have a serious conspiracy theory about what is going on behind the façade of U.S. politics.

The 2012 elections and socialism

No objective person can fail to see that the presidential election is currently the main form of the class struggle in our country.

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Fighting racism: a must for victory in November

The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.

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2012 elections: Building a new foundation

The class struggle, rather than stopping during an election, actually intensifies.

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“Obamacare” fight could determine nation's future

This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.

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A wake up call to vote

Trayvon lives in the remarkable outpouring of sorrow and outrage demanding justice in the case.

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