Bush Library: Brazen attempt to rewrite history

With a price tag of $250 million, the George W. Bush library is the biggest and most expensive of the 13 that have been opened to recognize the former presidents.


Rest in peace, Richie Havens

By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.


Celebrating my fellow women postal workers

In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.


Is full employment possible under capitalism?

By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.


Lincoln, Obama and the sweep of history

With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.


The Second Amendment and racism

The Second Amendment continues to provide cover for racism just as its original intent was to protect slavery.


“Free the Wilmington Ten!” forty years later

Forty years. Damn it's been a long time.


Systemic violence and mass shootings

While we mourn the victims of the heinous shootings in Newtown, Conn., it is important to pause for a moment to reflect on what this violence means.


The passing of Russell Means was a loss for the world

Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.


Working class loses a leader: George Edwards, activist every day

The working class and people lost a great leader, activist, and fighter for justice and equality this past week.

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