Inaugural address was a massive unity rally

What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.


The 2012 elections: Seasoned with salt

Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.


Jungleland? New Orleans community activist rejects NY Times depiction of Ninth Ward

"Contrary to the NY Times, residents of this community are not reconciled to life in the wilderness and we don't live in a forgotten wasteland."


Republicans get free ride on racism

Republicans have been getting a free ride on racism for much too long, and it's in the interest of all people to stop it.


There were no outsiders in Madison

America called and they came. And it was immediate. Wave after wave of concerned citizens evolved into a tsunami of humanity that descended upon Madison, Wisconsin. As workers, students and everyday citizens with no political bent understood the Republicans' intent, they responded en masse.


Michael Moore: If the 'mosque' isn't built, this is no longer America

Michael Moore writes:  I am opposed to the building of the "mosque" two blocks from Ground Zero. I want it built on Ground Zero.

The class struggle - back by popular demand

This is a time of emerging and growing working class consciousness.Let's take a look at the specifics.


Little things count in elections

Texas labor-backed candidates hope to win big in November.



World labor today

Last month's congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), in Vancouver, Canada was an eye-opener. Labor in every country to shift gears and rethink how to fight. But this congress gave a clear picture of how the crisis is bringing to life "workers of the world unite" in real time.


Corporations take away jobs, not immigrants

On May 1st, the immigrant community from New York City to Los Angeles stood up to the racist law passed in Arizona known as SB 1070.

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