How would members of the Obama administration have reacted to racist pressure from the Deep South in the early '60s?
For the Republican Party, which tells lies as fast as McDonald's makes burgers, there are no moral restraints, only the overarching desire for power.
Defeating the Republicans in November must be the top priority for all progressives.
There's no direct path to socialism - at every new stage of struggle, everybody has his or her opinion about what is to be done, and, not surprisingly, I do too.
Sometimes we can learn lessons from our adversaries, and here's one we need to heed.
The 89-year-old pioneer woman journalist Helen Thomas, among the first in the White House press corps to challenge President Bush on war, torture and Middle East policy, retired last week, a sad ending to her legendary career.
While the party in power usually gets the largest amount of corporate contributions, this year it's the Republicans who are racking up the Wall Street cash.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Hundreds of protesters gathered at City Hall off of 1st and Spring Street last month to rally against the Detroit-based National Socialist Movement demonstration, the largest white-supremacist organization in the country, according to their official website.
In talking about the current Democratic majority and its fate in the 2010 elections, news editors have been using words such as "slipping," "imperiled," and even "doomed" in their headlines.
Fifteen years after Oklahoma City bombing, a similar dangerous trend is developing. Politicians and political activists who engage in ultra-right hate speech play a role in provoking violence.