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October 16, 2014

  • How Pride grows

    Pride brings to life the 1984 Welsh miners' strike and the solidarity from gays and lesbians that forever changed them all.

  • Two laws for the two New Yorks

    Bill de Blasio passed a law guaranteeing paid sick days to much fanfare--but businesses that violate it get off easy.

October 15, 2014

October 14, 2014

  • Betrayal on all sides

    The Kurdish city of Kobanê in northern Syria has stood alone against an onslaught by ISIS fighters, abandoned by world and regional powers.

  • The killings and kidnappings rocking Mexico

    Tens of thousands protested in Mexico after the killing of six student teachers by police and the disappearance of 43 more.

  • Pinkwashing at The Advocate

    The Advocate refused to run my article on Israel's pinkwashing after seeking to remove words like "apartheid" and "occupation."

  • The UKIP-ization of English politics

    The racist, right-wing UK independence Party won its first seat in British parliament and very nearly a second.

  • Ferguson means fight back

    The courageous resistance shown after the police murder of Mike Brown has inspired solidarity from far beyond Missouri.

October 13, 2014

  • Not a moment, but a movement

    Thousands of people gathered in downtown St. Louis as part of Ferguson October--to carry on the struggle against racism and police murder.

  • This day celebrates an enemy

    The historical record is clear about Christopher Columbus' barbarism. So why is there still a federal holiday to honor him?

  • Putting pregnant teens on trial

    The restrictions on minors seeking abortion in Alabama are linked to the right's crusade to destroy women's rights around the U.S.

  • Israel's war on Gaza is no game

    Activists protested a preseason game between the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the Maccabi Tel Aviv team from Israel.

  • The wrong strategy for Connecticut teachers

    The Connecticut Education Association endorsed a Democratic governor with a history of attacking teachers' unions.

October 9, 2014

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