Justice John Paul Stevens say capital punishment is "shot through with racism, skewed toward conviction, infected with politics and tinged with hysteria." It's past time to end the practice.
There were two stories about the beginnings of the Civil War this week: Georgia acknowledges slavery, while neo-Confederates ignore it.
"Conversations with Myself" provides the clearest glimpse yet into the mind of a man who is by nature private and reserved.
Obama announced his proposal for a two year wage freeze for all non-military government workers. The proposal is a terrible idea. It's bad for the economy and feeds into racist, anti-worker stereotypes of the "lazy" public worker.
Crime rates have dropped, but the unconstitutional, and therefore criminal, harassment of black and brown youth is on the increase. This racial profiling is anti-worker. It must be stopped.
If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.
Jarvis Tyner, national executive vice-chair CPUSA, spoke in Detroit recently on the need to for left and progressive minded people to help insure a huge voter turnout for the midterm election.
Just like they did when President Obama was running for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats
As the country prepares to go to the ballot box in two weeks, voters would do well to recall the long-term effect of Republican Contract with America polices.
Newly released data reveals that racially-based economic inequalities may be at their worst levels since the 1990s.