Opinion

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-book.jpg

Better read than dead: the Communist Manifesto and southwest Ohio

How could the Communist Manifesto, a 160-year-old book, have any relevance in explaining southwest Ohio labor's recent electoral defeat?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-USrepDavis520x309.jpg

Can anybody beat Rahm?

CHICAGO - Can anyone beat Rahm? That's the question on the minds of many Chicagoans as the Nov. 22 candidate petition-filing deadline for mayor of the nation's third largest city fast approaches.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NorSnow520x303.jpg

Election thoughts from the guy who delivers your mail

Wow - Election 2010 is over. I am still tryin' to put the whole thing in perspective.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-illinois-pols.jpg

Historic voter mobilization blocks Republican takeover of Illinois

In the face of a horrible economic crisis and torrent of secret outside money,  progressive forces blocked a complete takeover of Illinois state government by Republicans.

What we can learn from the elections

The  "tea party movement" is neither "populist," or new; nor was it as I see it, a major factor inthe GOP victory. So what was?

In wake of election, labor must move on four tracks

WASHINGTON (PAI) - In the wake of massive losses of union-friendly lawmakers on Election Night 2010, the labor movement must re-group and re-think its strategy for accomplishing its goals, by moving on four tracks: organizing, mobilizing, legislation and working through regulatory agencies. And don't forget the states.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Nov2Ohio2.jpg

Amidst GOP tsunami in southwest Ohio, some stone-cold hope

Key question: how can we, starting now, begin to tap the power necessary to throw out the ever-friendly, totally reactionary, Republican Rep. Steve Chabot and his pals in 2012?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Nov2.jpg

Election 2010: Right-wing glow will be brief

Don't be surprised when many who voted for the Republicans become disillusioned with their policies, and on this ground a bigger and broader people's movement will emerge.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-WomenVoters.jpg

Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

2010 elections continue 1960s battles

This election and the rage connected to it (racist and anti-immigrant especially) are traceable to the 1960s and the right-wing class warfare that followed.

111 12 13 14 1519