Like most, we are profoundly saddened and grief-stricken by these horrific events; our hearts go out to the families of those killed, civilian and police alike.
The people's movement must make ending homicides and institutionalized racism a central aspect in the elections and beyond.
Why is a mass murderer who kills in the name of white supremacy not considered a terrorist but a killer who, currently, has no known ideological motive is?
"In the spring of '69, Daily World editors asked me to travel down to Charleston, S.C. to cover a strike by Hospital workers, Local 1199."
Slamming the door against the main victims of imperialist exploitation is impossible; microbes know no borders.
As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."
But for the protests, this would not have received news coverage. The brutality is indicative of the treatment of people of color not just in the U.S. but hemisphere-wide.
Here's something troubling for environmentalists to contemplate: Have oil spills become so common, so normal, that the media only bothers to highlight the largest-scale disasters?
One year ago we all were stunned by the horrific event at a little elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
A number of things came together to contribute to this latest mass shooting; many of those factors must be dealt with, and soon.