At this point in time, there are about 47 million people in the U.S. without health insurance. This includes a good amount of young people.
Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.
The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.
It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel.
South Dakota is a hotbed of virulent racism, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the U.S.
Sooner or later the news will break that Nelson Mandela has died, and the frenzy whipped up by the media about 'what will happen next' will resume.
I thought of Sartre's "Anti-Semite and Jew" when I heard about the recent FOX News television interview with Reza Aslan.
If we don't rethink our strategy, the community will no longer support Saturday delivery, because we did not support them when they asked for our help.
In New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit and other major cities - most recently, Seattle - workers have demanded "$15 and a union."
The most important criterion for judging the New York City mayoral candidates is who are the social forces behind them.