With the death of Nelson Mandela, an era has come to an end.
With the news that Mandela's breath finally failed him-his lungs were savaged by the tuberculosis he acquired during his 27 years of imprisonment in South Africa-two memories came to mind.
Through years of struggle, Debbie Bell made a difference. And our party the struggle has moved forward and is that much stronger and influential because of comrades like Debbie.
Republican obstructionists have prevented any agreement, so cuts are in effect and have already damaged health, nutrition, education, public safety and many other programs.
As one of 250,000 who attended the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," I had to come to Washington, Aug. 24, to be a part of the 50th anniversary march.
It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
How embarrassing it must be to be a Republican today.
After the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's admitted killer George Zimmerman, America found itself confronting the long-standing flaw in the democratic promise of "justice for all": race and racism.
The wife of Pete Seeger passed away overnight on July 9th. She was a mother, organizer, activist, filmmaker, and essential part of her husband's work.
At least as far as I could tell, though, there were no striking workers at this particular Walmart.