Opinion

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Danny Rubin helped shape our world

Danny Rubin was a long time leader of the CPUSA: Rubin's work included major contributions to struggles of the progressive movements from the 1950's up until the time of his death.

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Indian treaty enforcement could benefit from Oregon occupation

The Northern Paiutes, the historical antecedents of the present-day tribe, never had an agreement that was ratified by the U.S. Senate as required by law.

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Judge recognizes personhood of chimpanzee plaintiff

A large variety of species show a propensity for mutually supportive social behavior, few more than chimpanzees and other apes and monkeys.

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NCAA and truth of college sports

A new report from the National College Players Association and the Drexel University Sport Management Department highlights the level of exploitation these players face.

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Jailed in the land of the free

In the middle of last year, due to a traffic violation, I spent a few months as a guest of our local county correctional facility.

Obama directive removes harshest provisions of the NDAA

On Feb. 28, the president issued a directive that softened a provision in the NDAA that would have forced authorities to hold all non-Americans accused of ties to terrorism in military custody.

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Act now to stop Senate approved bill allowing indefinite detention of citizens

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved wording in the National Defense Authorization Bill, which should anger all Americans.

GOP's empty rhetoric on Obama's immigration record

A record 400,000 people are being deported each year under Obama, who took a minor step to protect immigrants. Now Republicans are accusing him of treason.

 

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NLRB has airtight case against Boeing

Republicans are clearly using the National Labor Relations Board complaint against Boeing to launch a bigger, right-wing assault on individual worker rights and collective bargaining.

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