The Supreme Court struck down limits on overall contributions to political parties and candidates.
Soon we'd be snaking through the freight yards and pulling into the Amtrak platform at L.A.'s Union Station. It was a dramatic opening scene - almost cinematic - filled with promise.
On Mar. 9, Cuba and the world lost a remarkable revolutionary figure, Melba Hernandez Rey, age 93. The cause of death was complications of diabetes.
Tony leaves behind the books and wonderful diaries he wrote and the enormous admiration and the friendship of millions of people.
It's been interesting to observe the large numbers of people who suddenly think they're experts on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine - both those on the left and the right.
The ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the negotiation of a Fissile Materials Treaty, both of which the Obama administration favors, have been held up, one by the U.S. Senate, the other by another country.
In West Virginia, we have some of the shortest life spans, highest poverty rates, oldest median ages, worst educational investments, and most dangerous work environments in the country.
While Hedges goes beyond liberal analysts in his critiques of present-day society, he also in my view falls into the trap of what I call "political catastrophism."
I was 16 years old when I first heard Pete Seeger at a concert in Detroit.
President Obama strongly argued for progressive and pro-worker initiatives in the face of a wall of obstruction by the Republican-dominated Congress.