It is not quite two months since the shooting of Michael Brown to death here, and it is less than two weeks before a planned "week of resistance" from Oct. 10-13.
In the Texas elections, the top of the ticket is generating hope and fear. The fear comes from the polls, which show Republicans from the far right maintaining solid leads.
It's the first Monday in October, and that means the U.S. Supreme Court comes back on the job, with cases that will affect millions of workers.
I will always remember what I learned from that cab ride to Capitol Hill: Millionaires get rich by arranging for other people to pay their way.
Kucinich represents ultra-left "idealism" that leads us into blind alleys. In that regard he's no different from right-wing voters who go to the polls obsessing over one thing.
Ohio's work-force has an amazing 66.9 percent increase in productivity over the last 25 years. One would expect that wages and benefits would also increase.
Helen Thomas proved herself a defender of freedom of the press, and a defender as well of democracy in Chile.
Holder's decision comes in the midst of a high-profile Justice Department civil rights investigation into the use of force by police in Ferguson, Missouri.
When the People's Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.
One of the "Worst Candidates for Working Families in the 2014 Elections" is (surprise, surprise) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.