The 30-year project of the Republicans and ultra-conservatives to crush civil rights took a qualitative leap forward when the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a 5-4 decision announced on June 25.
Eighteen veterans each day kill themselves; an average of 950 veterans each month attempt suicide, shouldn't this be considered a national emergency?
With a price tag of $250 million, the George W. Bush library is the biggest and most expensive of the 13 that have been opened to recognize the former presidents.
The bravery of the first responders, whether public workers, runners, fans or race volunteers, in rushing toward those who were hurt and towards the explosion, smoke and chaos is to be saluted and recognized.
President Bush launched a war that directly killed nearly 4,500 U.S. troops and at least 121,000 Iraqis, and wounded over 33,000 U.S. soldiers and countless Iraqis.
The term "sequester" hides from Americans the damage being wrought by a GOP-led Congress bent on slashing programs that help poor and working-class people.
Coalition politics and reform struggles are anything but pure; they are, by nature, a polyglot; an uneasy amalgamation of disparate forces.
President Barack Obama sent a clear and welcome message this week when he made the recess appointments.
For a while, it looked like the victim might have her day in court, and win justice.
There can be no political or moral justification for holding ransom disaster relief money for the people of Joplin, Mo.