U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ImmigrantRightsMarchRESIZED2.jpg

GOP makes repressive amendment to immigration bill

The amendment would prevent any of the immigrants legalized under S 744 from achieving permanent legal status until certain requirements are met.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lgbtflag520x300.jpg

Supreme Court rules same sex marriage ban unconstitutional

In a historic ruling for gay rights, the Supreme Court today struck down DOMA, a 1996 law blocking federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-harassmentsui515x520t.jpg

Supreme Court limits sexual harassment lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that only supervisors with direct power over a worker's future can be sued for racial or sexual harassment on the job.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-4carousel520x300.jpg

U.S. Supreme Court sends affirmative action case back to lower court

Fisher v. the University of Texas was a challenge to that school's affirmative action policy by Abigail Fisher, whose application for admission was turned down.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-obamacare520z300.jpg

Obamacare is already lowering costs

The president's signature health care law has already had a remarkable impact on health care costs.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-snowdens460x259.jpg

Snooping and spying for profit

Protecting privacy in a dangerous world will never be easy. But we'll never have even a shot at protecting it until we take the profit out of violating it.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-christie520x300.jpg

Govs. Christie and Walker “give the finger” to voters

Self-serving hypocrisy has blown up for two Republicans who are both maneuvering to be considered for the GOP nomination for president in 2016.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-rivera520x320.jpg

Events around U.S. mark 32nd anniversary of Oscar Lopez Rivera

Supporters of Puerto Rican independentist Oscar Lopez Rivera marked the 32nd anniversary of his imprisonment.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-labumba.jpg

“Jackson, hell yes:” Chokwe Lumumba elected mayor

The right wing's Southern strategy can only be defeated by a progressive Southern strategy.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-99520x310.jpg

The left needs to stop self-marginalizing

For too long the left has not been a major player on our political scene. But that could well change in the coming decade.

113 14 15 16 1722