“I’ll sit out the 2016 elections”: really?

Announcements by candidates running for president are coming fast and furious; the 2016 election campaign has begun.


Indigenous people walk off set of Adam Sandler film "Ridiculous Six"

Reducing a whole group of people down to stereotypes further dehumanizes Native people.


King and his radical vision: a study for today

In light of recent police killings, it's worthwhile to study how MLK drew the clergy and trade unions into the civil rights movement of their time.


On 40th anniversary of Vietnam War’s end, it’s mea culpa time

The Vietnamese - victims of invasion, aggression and atrocities - haven't forgotten us.


People of the U.S. are key to ending blockade of Cuba

The biggest problem facing foreign policy makers today may not be apparent to the average person browsing the internet.


Three legs of the economy: The past is prologue

This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.


St. Louis single mom swept into office on winds of change

"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."


Chicago’s mayoral election: A tale of two cities

Emanuel's narrative was that he is leading the city in the right direction, making hard decisions. Chuy challenged this narrative as not being enough.


Gutting teacher tenure hurts the children

Public education is under attack. Our children are labeled failures and teachers are criticized as lazy, ineffective, and overpaid.


Erwin Marquit, 89: a lifelong communist

Marquit was in the audience listening at the 30th Convention of the CPUSA when John Bachtell paid tribute to Party members who had died since the previous convention. 

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