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.
"The country needs a Senate that works as our founders intended."
Cancer patients are twice as likely to file for bankruptcy as people without cancer, a study in Washington State has found.
The plant's owner apparently didn't disclose the dangers there, and the government agencies responsible for protecting the area also failed. Profoundly.
It's true that liberal and progressive - frankly political - organizations have taken advantage of the 501(c)(4) tax exempt provisions too, but not on the scale of the tea party.
Elite colleges are being reserved for the very wealthy and higher education for the 99 percent becoming more standardized, impersonal, low quality or completely out-of-reach.
In a speech he delivered to a recent members conference of the CPUSA, Sam Webb, the party's chairman, acknowledged "it is easy to become frustrated with the pace and scale of change in recent years."
The far-right billionaire Koch brothers are reportedly seeking to buy The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and five other daily newspapers.