Opinion

                
  • Unbridled anti-immigrant racism in Texas

    Unbridled anti-immigrant racism in Texas

    November 16, 2006

    News Analysis DALLAS — Unable to wait a full week after their shellacking in national elections, the far right in Texas unmasked its fanatical racism on Nov. 13. While state legislators amassed anti-immigrant bills for the...

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  • Chicago gentrification is a global issue

    Chicago gentrification is a global issue

    November 15, 2006

    CHICAGO — “This is a global issue, part of globalization and capitalism,” said Alejandra Ibanez on Nov. 10 at the opening night of an exhibition about the effects of gentrification in the Pilsen community on the...

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  • Sandinistas claim election victory in Nicaragua

    Sandinistas claim election victory in Nicaragua

    November 10, 2006

    NewsAnalysis At press time, with 91 percent of the vote tallied, former Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega of the Sandinista National Liberation Front claimed victory over his closest rival, U.S. favorite Eduardo Montealegre of the National Liberal...

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  • As Ohio goes, so goes the nation

    As Ohio goes, so goes the nation

    November 10, 2006

    Ohio, Indiana, Missouri and Pennsylvania were big players in the national tidal wave for change Nov. 7. Below are quick highlights from some of our volunteer correspondents on the ground in those and other states. Look...

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  • Texas struggle at fever pitch

    Texas struggle at fever pitch

    November 3, 2006

    Commentary HOUSTON — Texas is known for hot weather, but the heat of struggles is exceptional this fall. We progressives in Houston find ourselves literally running from one event to another without time to catch our...

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