September

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Time for U.S. to exonerate Rosenbergs, new book shows

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, parents of two young children, were executed on June 19,1953, but the case has refused to die.

Ginning up racism: its winners and losers

Why do so many white people embrace this poison that is so harmful to their well being, why are so many so strident, why are so many so ready to accept the most far-fetched racist pronouncements?

Dems keep House and Senate!

New polls show a much closer race in November.

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Emil Shaw, lifelong fighter for justice

Emil Shaw, who fled Nazi Austria with his family at the age of nine, and became a  lifelong social justice activist, died Sept. 12, 2010, in Albuquerque, N.M.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

Lying politicians and the thing that counts

With the 2010 midterm elections right around the corner it is important to understand two things: first, politicians will lie, and second, governing is much more difficult than opposing.

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Lions and tigers and "economic treason:" Oh my!

Some of my steelworkers retiree friends are a little nervous because Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, talked about "economic treason" in a speech this month in Ohio.

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Health care law includes no lifetime limits

Perhaps the most important piece of the new health care law that kicked in Sept. 23  is no more lifetime coverage caps.

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Republican "pledge": kill jobs, give money to rich

While the GOP plan would deliver this harsh blow to working families, it would add some $629 billion to the deficit in order to provide new tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans.

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The fruits of corporate globalization: a review of “El Traspatio”

This film is  a searing and realistic depiction of what international monopoly capital does to the lives of ordinary working men and women.

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