The mainstream news is filled with happy talk about economic recovery--but that's not the reality for those of us who aren't Wall Street executives.
If a famous African American academic can get hauled off to jail in minutes, what chance do working-class and poor African American men have?
Why is Billy Tauzin, president of a drug industry group, making deals with the Obama administration on health care reform?
American Casino shows how Wall Street traders created the sub-prime mortgage crisis--and how the banks intend to make us pay for it.
A SocialistWorker.org article contained incorrect information regarding Marriage Equality USA.
The world’s largest aircraft manufacturer is out to decertify the union at an important plant in South Carolina.
Sections of the U.S. left are backing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in his drive to crush pro-democracy protests.
Two activists on a mission to Honduras describe the protest--and repression--that they witnessed taking place in the aftermath of a right-wing coup.
The passage of California's Proposition 8 sparked a new movement for same-sex marriage rights, but as one recent summit showed, there is a debate among activists about which way forward.
Sanitation workers in Charleston, S.C., are demanding the right to organize--and despite opposition from the mayor and other forces, they won't take "no" for an answer.
What is keeping people homeless? A system that makes the natural right to and human necessity of adequate housing a reckless gamble for profit.
The Matthew Shepard Act would empower the federal government to prosecute when states are unable or unwilling.
Banks ripping off the poor | Can we feed the world organically? | Protests for health care reform | Racism is alive and well in the U.S.
A terrible spree of violence committed by soldiers based at Fort Carson in Colorado is casting a spotlight on the dehumanizing effects of war.
The newest version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act promises legal protection for LGBT people, but the future of this legislation is far from certain.
Since Barack Obama took office in January, the State Department has contracted with Blackwater for more than $174 million in "security services."
To Portland Timbers owners Henry Paulson and his son Merritt, the taxpayers of Portland must look like geese with an infinite supply of golden eggs.
More than 100 labor and community activists rallied in front of Portland's Baghdad Theater on July 30 to demand a single-payer health care system.
Spc. Victor Agosto faced a summary court-martial last week for his refusal to deploy to Afghanistan--but to his supporters, it was the war itself that was on trial.
The idea that the criminal justice system can be used to protect vulnerable communities and force bigoted elements within society to change is, unfortunately, wrong.
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