Herman Cain’s peculiar politics

Perhaps in an effort to show off his conservative potential, Cain has made a string of controversial comments.


Does it matter which party wins?

Like others, I'm disappointed with some of the administration's policies over the past two years - but I'm mindful of the main stragetic question for class and democratic struggles.


2012 and the jobs imperative

The number one issue that is a drag on the president's re-election chances is jobs.


Republicans take aim at early voting

Early voting, a key element in President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, is under fierce attack by the Republican Party.


Republicans redistribute the wealth - to the wealthy

Republicans call redistributing wealth un-American, but they have turned the government into a mechanism to ruthlessly redistribute wealth to the upper crust.


Voters rebuke GOP in special elections

Upsets by Democratic candidates may serve as a warning to Republicans that voters aren't appreciative of their agenda.

Jim Crow move over, the Wisconsin GOP is here

Voters will for the first time be required to show photo identification this summer in recall elections seeking to unseat several Republican legislators.


Mitt Romney's Mexican roots

If the nation were to deny the children of immigrants birthright citizenship, as some GOP legislators believe we should, could Mitt be deported?


What will it take to pass a jobs program?

The failure to enact a big enough economic stimulus is the biggest reason the country's in this mess. Obama and the movement that led to his election were too young; the victory was too new and fragile.

GOP strategy: limit voting rights

In 33 Republican-governed states, new laws have been proposed or enacted that make voter laws much stricter.

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