This fight in which we are engaged - to defeat the forces of greed -- must be won with power from average people leveraged by moral authority.
At the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, Michelle Obama spoke of the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome discrimination.
"In my mid-50s, with no savings and less than $17,000 a year in business income, I'm left picking up the pieces of my life."
Both parents are working in over 60 percent of families, but the U.S. remains the only developed country without a paid family and sick leave policy.
Slamming the door against the main victims of imperialist exploitation is impossible; microbes know no borders.
"Instead of competing against each other for precious donor dollars, the whole nation ought to join in a mass movement for universal health care."
For working women the results of the November 2014 election will determine much about your life on and off the job.
This country is long overdue for a serious national conversation on the treatment of mental illness. Robin Williams' suicide is just the tip of the iceberg.
U.S. Senate Republicans blocked legislation 11 weeks ago that would have expanded federal health care and education programs for veterans.
I have worked in the fast food industry myself for two years; I can say it is an exhausting, very underpaying industry to work in.