It is now up to a military judge to determine if Bradley Manning will spend the rest of his life in prison even after being acquitted of the most serious charge against him.
The right has portrayed undocumented immigration as an "invasion" of revolutionaries and criminals, orchestrated by the Mexican government; this is nonsense.
If you haven't heard about them already, "Moral Mondays" is the name given to a new protest movement in North Carolina.
This week, immigration reform advocates face some of their biggest hurdles ever.
Mayor Bloomberg tried to defend his position supporting the NYPD's massive stop-and-frisk program directed against minority youth.
It would still represent a major victory for immigrants, labor and the working class. It would grant legal status to most undocumented, including some who have already been ordered to depart.
The president's signature health care law has already had a remarkable impact on health care costs.
For too long the left has not been a major player on our political scene. But that could well change in the coming decade.
Carl Reinstein, life long activist for labor, civil rights, and peace, passed away May 12 at age 96.
As the Bradley Manning trial begins this week, it has become clear Manning's motivation is the keystone of the government prosecution.