Make no mistake: President Obama's job-creating and tax-the-rich budget proposals are going to be core battleground issues for the Republican right.
Congressional Republicans are attempting to undo cuts to the military budget. You can take action.
We would have liked to print a happy message in this space, filled with good news and wishes for all of you to have a fantastic holiday season.
As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.
The Great Recession of 2008 is looking more like the Great Depression of the 1930s. The economic crisis of U.S. (and world) capitalism is entering its fourth year.
Some things that just seem obvious are often denied for devious political or personal reasons.
Standard and Poor's is a "bond vigilante" for the "investor class" - essentially a finance capitalist business agent with a big economic machine gun.
It was a double "hostage crisis": The right enforced party discipline on the whole GOP and then made the Democrats negotiate on its own terms.
The Republicans are no ordinary opposition party with whom the Democrats can have amicable differences. They are racist, anti-labor, anti-democratic extremists, beholden to fascist-minded billionaires.
As if written for today's headlines, William Stafford's poem "Allegiances" reflects that we will have to take care of each other; we will be our own protection.