While the TV show Glee appears to be about diversity, it sinks to the worst tokenism by keeping its "different" characters on the margins.
Like any other struggle, the key is not to focus on how the oppressed are different from their oppressors, but how are they similar.
Budget cuts and layoffs in Chicago's Cook County will reduce access to an already overburdened public health care system.
The flat-topped hills and mountains of Orissa in southeastern India are being sold off to multinational mining companies for the bauxite they contain.
The cold November rain didn't discourage grad employees on the first day of their strike at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
After a six-day strike, Philadelphia transit workers are set to vote on a contract offer that includes most of what the union was fighting for.
Massachusetts LGBT rights activists haven't forgotten Barney Frank's snide hostility toward the National Equality March last October.
A surge in student and faculty activism won a victory in the Peralta Community College District in northern California.
The banksters arrogantly jumped to the front of the line for H1N1 vaccine--but the even bigger scandal is the profit-mad behavior of drug companies.
A member of the graduate student employees' strike committee at the University of Illinois explains what the union is fighting for with its walkout.
The case of Private Timothy Rich shows the disastrous consequences of the military's apathetic attitude toward its own.
Those in Britain who talk the most about honoring the war dead are keenest when it comes to keeping a flow of dead coming in from new wars.
Around 1,200 teachers and their supporters confronted the Portland, Ore., school board to demand movement on a new contract.
At a fancy gala thrown by the Harlem Success Academy, I heard charter school supporters use the legacy of civil rights struggles to sell privatization.
An Afghanistan-based journalist looks at the fallout from the country's fraud-ridden presidential election and the likelihood of an intensified war.
After years of privatizing city services, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has stepped up his attempts to sell off key public assets.
A member of Iraq Veterans Against the War reflects on the everyday violence that fuels tragedies like the one at Fort Hood.
The horrific massacre of a Mexican union leader and his family is being blamed on drug gangs, but that leaves a lot of questions unanswered.
A three-day strike at the Palace Hotel followed a similar walkout at the Grand Hyatt as hotel workers fight to defend their health care.
Activists met strong community support as they gathered at a Wal-Mart Super Center to build solidarity for a union drive.
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