Bernie Sanders, socialism, and the 2016 elections

Sanders' candidacy is a tale of taking down the right wing and appealing to ordinary people to become the authors of their own democracy and lives.


Who has the most to gain by going to war?

We should not fear cutting the military budget; strong and healthy communities make for a strong nation.


Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: Which is the true problem generation?

Perhaps Baby-Boomers and Millennials shouldn't be as much at odds as the media would want everyone to believe.


Donald Trump is amusing us to death

It does no good to criticize him in traditional political terms, for he is not a politician at all.


Two things could derail Bernie Sanders’ “political revolution”

Sanders' clear and powerful speeches presenting this program are resonating with masses of working people, but can this last?


For Rosh Hashanah: We resolve to do better in the year 5776

There is much our progressive movement can learn from the Jewish New Year. 


Letter carriers “looked good” on Labor Day

Our letter carrier branch was the first of the local NALC branches to get re-involved in the glorious tradition of marching in Detroit's Labor Day event.


Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?


The left’s challenge: facing institutional and individual racism

Perhaps hammering out a common agenda violates the concept of Black Lives Matter, but we can still work something out along with other Democratic and progressive candidates.


Amend Constitution to add a right to vote

On Aug. 6, the Voting Rights Act will mark its 50th anniversary.Now it's time to demonstrate against the concerted campaign to undermine it.


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