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Texas Republicans continue to go for off-the-grid right-wingers

Texas completed its Democratic and Republican primary elections on May 27. Unlike the results in other states, "tea party" far-right Republicans triumphed in most of the contests.


Angela Davis: Defeating racism the key to curbing the right wing

The celebration in New York of African American culture and struggles, featured a mix of working-class culture, educational presentations, and progressive politics.


Reports show $83 million right-wing empire is hijacking state governments

An $83 million web of right-wing "think tanks" is moving to seize the legislative agends in every state across the country.


Ed Koch, hizzoner, had a dishonorable career

With all due respect, Ed Koch had elements good and bad, but nevertheless was beholden to the capitalist class.


What the right wing has in mind for the states

While government in Washington, D.C., remains divided and marked by long-term gridlock, governments in the states are much less divided.


Right wing takes aim at state courts

Business and its right-wing allies are targeting the states' supreme courts for takeover.


Ryan’s home-staters take the lead in exposing him

The Ryan pick was intended to galvanize the right-wing base, but amusingly, it is actually Republicans who have mapped the road against Ryan.


Attacks on Social Security called "un-American"

"The party that aggressively defends Social Security and Medicare will win the next election!"