Opinion

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-moralmondayncnaacp520x283.jpg

The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-howard520x300.jpg

Professor Walter T. Howard, 63: activist, teacher, organizer

Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-charlestonmemorial520x300.jpg

From symbol to substance, is a new South coming?

Only continued action to bring us together can insure that we overcome those who would use terror and fear to drive us apart.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-recycling520x297.jpg

Pope Francis offers a new vision for social and environmental justice

This fight in which we are engaged - to defeat the forces of greed -- must be won with power from average people leveraged by moral authority.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-confederateflagprotest520x2.jpg

Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bernienoTPP520x291.jpg

Critical that Sen. Sanders continue the fight against TPP

TPP is the will of the wealthy whose greed has gone so deep as to be dangerous to us all.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-jesusgarcia520x2.jpg

Emanuel re-elected, but progressives are real winners

The reawakening of a broad-based progressive coalition will have political consequences well beyond this election, through new electoral infrastructure. 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-JFMSmother520x300.jpg

Turning Ferguson outrage into united action for justice

Civil rights groups call for a completion of the Justice Department's investigation, and the NAACP calls for a "Journey for Justice" from Ferguson to Jefferson City.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-takeseveryone520x280.jpg

My first protest demonstration: Where do we go from here?

We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-speakprogress520x345.jpg

"Speak Progress" activists coming to a venue near you

Speak Progress speakers provide ideas, analysis and interactive trainings that can inspire your campus, community or union.

1 2 3 4 58