September

Jim Crow alive and well in Alabama

Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.

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Morgan Freeman charges tea party motivated by racism

Oscar winner Morgan Freeman took on the tea party right last week, pointing directly to the corporate-based movement's racist intentions when attacking President Obama.

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More progressive cinema at Toronto film fest

Last year it was "Made In Dagenham." Probably the most worker-oriented film at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the class-conscious "Snows Of Kilimanjaro."

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Progressive films shine at Toronto film fest

This year's Toronto International Film Festival offered another amazing array of films, with over 350 titles to choose from.

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Is green the new red?

A new book traces several stories about the radical environmental movement and the responses of the U.S. government, raising issues about civil liberties and tactics of social protest.

Arms, China and the Obama administration

The recent decision by the Obama Administration to sell $5.8 billion in arms to Taiwan is a bit of a head scratcher.

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Troy Davis and the new abolitionists

In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.

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Let's get positive, and win

The American Jobs Act is the leading edge of the jobs struggle. It is the ground on which millions can be drawn into the fight to create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure.

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Votes and vetoes: Palestine at the UN

This week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking the Palestinian people's case for statehood to the United Nations.

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The Jewish New Year and political vampires

This may be a good time to think about repairing frayed relationships, taking a long view of our movement's needs and the struggle for peace and justice.

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