America's 10 greediest - the runners-up

Last year, a year that began so brilliantly - for our top one percent - ended in angst.


GOP holiday message to America: Drop dead!

As the GOP lawmakers fled home for the holidays, the nightmares they have been causing for Americans turned into rock hard reality.

Cuban Five prisoners are not alone

The end of the year is a fitting time to step up correspondence with Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labiñino and Antonio Guerrero, in jail now for 13 years.


Alabama's racism

Alabama approved the racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Hispanic law HB56. The law, passed by the GOP legislature and pushed through by the GOP governor, cries out for a nationwide counterattack.


Stop police brutality against peaceful protesters!

It is time for the federal government move in and stop what has become a pattern of attacks on the fundamental rights not only of Occupy protesters across the country, but on the rights of all Americans to engage in peaceful protest.

Why it’s important for you to defend marriage equality

Same-sex marriage is legal in only eight jurisdictions: seven states and the District of Columbia. By next year that number could sink to six jurisdictions.


Labor-community power thwarts GOP-corporate agenda

The Nov. 8 elections were a nationwide victory for the 99% over the narrow agenda of the billionaire, far-right 1%!


Environmental assault disguised as border security

How does waiving the Endangered Species Act in Glacier National Park help secure the border?


Manufacturing jobs coming back to the U.S.? What’s the catch?

The big-name Boston Consulting Group issued a report titled "Made in America Again: Why Manufacturing Will Return to the U.S." But the key word in the title is why.

Herman Cain: Defense of bigotry, the ultra rich and the ultra right

Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.

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