Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Police Superintendent Jody Weis have begun equipping police with M4 assault rifles.
There appears to be a certain culture of thinking in relation to water rights and allocation.
SocialistWorker.org asked a group of activists and writers for their views on the movement for marriage equality, and where it should go next.
Corporate America is increasingly confident that it will defeat the most "controversial" parts of proposed pro-union legislation.
In an outpouring of anger and grief, hundreds of abortion rights supporters came out in several cities following the murder of Dr. George Tiller.
Five founders of the Holy Land Foundation were given outrageously harsh prison sentences for the "crime" of providing aid to needy Palestinians.
The Midwest Campus Antiwar Network conference at the University of Cincinnati brought together activists from the region.
The bankruptcy of General Motors marks the end of an era in which U.S. capitalism could claim to offer workers an "American dream" of rising living standards.
The day after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, San Diego activists staged a five-hour sit-in to demand marriage licenses.
The U.S. military has attacked and killed journalists in wars around the globe--and continues to unjustly imprison some.
The tough-on-crime era ushered in more punitive approach to prisoners that included the little-noticed defunding of prison education programs.
Why are some prominent same-sex marriage groups promising to not teach kids about LGBT rights in response to critics?
Recent appointments by the Obama administration illustrate how out-of-touch status quo politicians are from people's needs.
The four men accused of plotting to bomb synagogues and shoot down military planes seem to have been lured to participate by an FBI informant.
Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider in Kansas who for decades has been a target of anti-abortionists, was shot to death as he attended church.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s past rulings in sports cases showed her to be left wing in theory, but right wing in practice.
The Labour Party is coming out worst in the scandal over MP's expenses because they've pushed the idea that class is no longer an issue.
Hundreds of workers and students confronted the University of Washington Board of Regents May 28 over plans for budget cuts.
Conservatives are in an uproar over Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. But maybe it's liberals who should be concerned.
When it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of war on the Korean peninsula, the driving force has been the U.S. government.
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