Opinion

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Time to act: Last chance to free Leonard Peltier

Time is of the essence for readers to sign a petition in support of Peltier's release.

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Obama must recommit to eliminating nuclear arms in Hiroshima

Tomorrow, Obama will visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb. He should recommit to the goal of global nuclear disarmament. 

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Obama’s back from Havana; struggle against Cuba blockade continues

Why continue supporting a policy overwhelmingly rejected by the U.S. population while the rest of the world watches in amazement?

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Senate stalling on Lynch nomination is "unconscionable"

The tea party is holding Lynch's confirmation hostage.

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Obama and the politics of outrage

Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.

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Deporter in chief: Not the Obama I voted for

Obama is even to the right of many Republicans in this crisis. Case in point, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has indicated he supports many of the children being housed in that state.

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ACA needs "patients and subscribers" movement

In West Virginia, we have some of the shortest life spans, highest poverty rates, oldest median ages, worst educational investments, and most dangerous work environments in the country.

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State of the Union should move us to action

President Obama strongly argued for progressive and pro-worker initiatives in the face of a wall of obstruction by the Republican-dominated Congress.

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A handshake that shook the world

In the spirit of Nelson Mandela, President Obama stopped and shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at the memorial to Mandela in South Africa.


 

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Need health care? Sign up for Obamacare!

Largely obscured by the Syrian crisis in recent weeks have been the moves - from joke to extortion to possible treason - by Republicans in their rabid war against Obamacare.

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