Om Saturday, October 1, thousands joined in to celebrate Troy Davis' life at the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga., and tens of thousands more joined online through the webstream
The obvious answer is raise the taxes significantly for those mentioned above and reduce the inflated military budget.
Michigan's Republican dominated state Legislature passed a lifetime limit on welfare benefits expected to cast 11,000 families off the welfare rolls on Oct. 1 - including more than 29,700 children.
If the GOP regains all three branches of the government, the crisis of human suffering can and will become far more severe.
Aided by a Republican Congress and bitterly divided Democratic Party, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act.
Mississippi, dominated by conservative politicians, has health care, income and economic disparities that embody the worst of the nation's ills.
Every fourteen minutes in 2009, hedge fund manager David Tepper made President Obama's annual salary.
The way out of this crisis is to stop blaming the victims and to make the wealthy culprits pay. It is irresponsible and immoral not to do so.
With the remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and the passing of Sargent Shriver, a foot soldier in the War on Poverty, recently, I have been reading about the early 1960s and listening to speeches by King and President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The story of a laid-off worker would have made a much better movie than this one, about three executives dealing with unemployment.