Barack Obama is a politician, and you have to know the difference between the politicians and you--what they have to do and what you have to do.
March 13, 2009
Federal officials may wring their hands over new scandals at AIG and Merrill Lynch, but they're still rewarding Wall Street's reckless betting. March 12, 2009
Republican complaints about Obama's "socialism" are laughable. But the economic crisis and the new era in Washington are opening up a debate about capitalism. March 11, 2009
The great American jobs wipeout continues with no end in sight, as the financial meltdown continues and the entire world economy unravels. March 10, 2009
A resident of Gaza City describes conditions after Israel's 22-day war--and the message Palestinians want to send to the emerging global solidarity struggle. March 9, 2009
The administration's $275 billion program to deal with foreclosures is a departure from the do-nothing Bush approach--but it falls short of what's needed. March 6, 2009
The liberal organization MoveOn.org sent an e-mail to its membership that declared the U.S. war on Iraq will soon be over. They're wrong. March 13, 2009
The California Supreme Court is due to rule on a lawsuit that aims to overturn the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban. March 11, 2009
One in every 31 adults in the U.S. is behind bars, or on parole or probation--the result of decades of "tough on crime" policies. March 9, 2009
Hundreds of parents, teachers, activists and students held an angry picket of the Chicago Board of Education in a last attempt to save 16 schools. March 3, 2009
The Watchmen comic stepped out of the simplistic world of good versus evil to pose larger questions about power and human nature. How about the movie? March 12, 2009
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, plus family members and activists, came together for a Winter Soldier event in Austin, Texas. March 10, 2009
"No more cuts!" was the demand as tens of thousands of union members, joined by students and other New Yorkers, rallied in Manhattan. March 9, 2009
Our comrade Devin Cohee--a loving friend, driven activist and unyielding revolutionary--died tragically on February 28. March 5, 2009
Homeland Security U.S.A. is basically a show that glamorizes exactly what is wrong with immigration policy and the criminalization of immigrants. March 5, 2009
On the eve of court hearings on Proposition 8, hundreds marched in San Francisco and Los Angeles to call for the ban on same-sex marriage to be overturned. March 9, 2009
Hundreds of LGBT people and their allies held a candlelight vigil and march to stand up against an increase in anti-LGBT hate crimes.
March 6, 2009
Under pressure from activists, the University of Washington announced it is terminating its licensing agreement with the anti-union Russell Corp. March 3, 2009
Union members and their supporters rallied at the Los Angeles Times headquarters to protest management's union-busting tactics. March 2, 2009
Palestinian rights activists turned out to counter a pro-Israel rally called by the Student Alliance for Israel in the Amherst Common.
March 11, 2009
Pro-Palestinian activists at Columbia University kicked off their campaign for divestment from Israel with a teach-in and speak-out. March 9, 2009
Hundreds of San Francisco State University students attended a teach-in to address the effects of California budget cuts. March 6, 2009
Some 3,000 SEIU members and their families filled the landmark Chicago Theatre for a rally to prepare for a coming contract battle. March 4, 2009
Hundreds joined UNITE HERE for a rally to kick off a boycott of two San Francisco hotels that are resisting efforts to unionize. March 2, 2009
More than 100 people turned out for a rally against ABC's racist reality TV show Homeland Security U.S.A. March 9, 2009
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