Trump shocks Republicans because he is cruder than most, but dog whistle racial signaling is not new to today's GOP.
Did I "rapidly burn out?" Did most of my friends in "the movement" follow that course? I rather think not.
The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation brings to mind the failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations.
"An amazing life has ended but his lifelong commitment to fight the good fight, for peace, for all humanity, will carry on."
Bernie Sanders may or may not win the Democratic presidential nomination, but he has already put socialism into the mainstream political debate in the U.S.
Mary Brown was the living embodiment of the "fighting Irish," a "never give up, never give in" spirit of independence and progressivism.
She cared deeply about connections: between teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.
Julian had faith in the courage of people to fight for justice and equality, and was pleased to do his bit, but he never saw himself as a great leader; that made him one.
My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.
Five years ago, in the wake of the worst economic crisis in U.S. history since the Great Depression, Obama signed the Dodd-Frank act into law.