In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.
The Second Amendment continues to provide cover for racism just as its original intent was to protect slavery.
Forty years. Damn it's been a long time.
While we mourn the victims of the heinous shootings in Newtown, Conn., it is important to pause for a moment to reflect on what this violence means.
Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.
The working class and people lost a great leader, activist, and fighter for justice and equality this past week.
I was saddened to hear of the death of Eric Hobsbawm, one of the great Marxist historians writing in the English language of my lifetime.
It's funny what you don't learn in school. Funny is the wrong word. Actually it's quite sad.