Many children were working in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory when fire broke out. Such conditions, if Republicans have their way, may again become commonplace.
The revolution is coming soon, to a theater near you.
"Black Death" is a thought provoking and frightening tale set in 1348 England.
Without the Oscar's glitz and glamor, the Progies laid honors on films of social substance, and artists of talent and commitment to the struggle.
This unnamed verse, written in 1970, seems as if it could have been written yesterday in half a dozen nations - and in some U.S. states as well.
Republican claims that they have an overwhelming majority mandate do not square with the polls.
Tea party leaders and the ultra-right need a lesson in history when it comes to our Founding Fathers who were not only revolutionaries in deed, but many held far-reaching democratic ideas that the tea-baggers would denounce as "socialist."
Crowd packs Roosevelt University's Gage Gallery Jan. 20 for the opening of "The Working-Class Eye of Milton Rogovin."
"Conversations with Myself" provides the clearest glimpse yet into the mind of a man who is by nature private and reserved.
The usual norms of political discourse would emphasize a party's ability to ask pertinent questions and provide salient answers; to probe facts, poll members and seek solutions based largely on consensus or majority sentiment. Today's politics seem based on contradiction, on a party-constituency dynamic that turns the norms of political discourse on its head.