In protests across the country on May Day, thousands of activists marched and rallied to demand the rights that all workers deserve.
Whatever disappointments people have about Obama, the dust hasn't settled on this new era, and there's a feeling we have room to fight for our demands.
Just as Seabiscuit thrilled Depression-era crowds, recession-plagued America has its own "underhorse" in this year's Kentucky Derby winner.
A crowd of 40 people came out to show opposition to anti-immigrant racist Tom Tancredo in Pawtucket, R.I.
Students at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst organized to show that bigots and sexists aren't welcome on campus.
A surge of violence in Iraq shows the continuing conflicts lying just below the surface--and could shake up U.S. plans to shift forces to Afghanistan.
My students would blush at the litany of half-truths that Washington lawmakers use to justify a budget that cuts $800 million from public schools.
Barack Obama's approach to the banking crisis has been even more generous to Wall Street than George W. Bush.
It's not the violence of the police that gives away their true nature, but their compulsive Bart Simpson-style lying.
Although May Day was founded to honor a U.S. labor struggle, few workers in this country know its origin, because our history is largely untold.
When SocialistWorker.org started publishing daily on May Day one year ago, we couldn't have guessed how right the time was to raise our voice.
If we are going to place responsibility where it belongs, North America's new influenza is a result of how agribusinesses have organized pigs and poultry.
The Obama administration is effectively marginalizing the issue of Palestine, and unfortunately setting the stage for renewed Israeli assaults.
Many Armenians were disappointed when President Obama failed to use the word "genocide" in a statement last week.
Some liberals and leftists are rushing to defend right-wing speakers after recent protests on the grounds that protesters were violating "free speech."
A "cramdown" is when the government forces banks to reduce what borrowers owe them. The U.S. needs a cramdown of student loans.
The Bush administration torture memos give the grisly details of a sick system, but it's not the first time the U.S. government carried out such barbarism.
Wealthy proponents of charter schools claim they want to advance racial justice--even as public schools become more segregated.
The tall and deep-voiced actress Bea Arthur was an imposing figure on stage and television--but most of all as a "women's libber" in the 1970s show Maude.
A lot of the people who said let's wait, Obama was given a huge mess and he needs time are now asking what we're going to do to get action from him.
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