The hundreds lined up at Los Angeles' famous Forum arena for free medical services exposed the staggering inadequacy of the current system.
The floodgates were opened to private control over education in Los Angeles with a school board vote to authorize opening up over 250 schools to bidding.
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey revealed his contempt for poor and working-class people in a recent article about health care reform in the Wall Street Journal.
The Western media's handling of the story of Caster Semenya, the 18-year-old South African runner, has been at best simplistic--and at worst repellent.
Over 300 people gathered in Central Park's Delacorte Theater in New York City to build support for the October 11 National Equality March.
Ted Kennedy is being remembered as a liberal stalwart--but also as a bipartisan dealmaker ready to set ideals aside. Those were always two sides of the same coin.
Workers at Chicago-based SK Hand Tools are walking the picket line to force management to reinstate health insurance that was canceled in May.
There's a misconception that Marxists believe history follows a predetermined course as a result of economic laws, which human beings can't affect.
Something is missing from the new film Balibo about the 1975 genocide in East Timor--the scandalous role of the Australian government.
Hundreds gathered at police headquarters in the Hato Rey district of San Juan to denounce the latest case of police brutality.
After languishing in prison for 33 long years for a crime he didn't commit, renowned political prisoner Leonard Peltier has again been denied parole.
The right wing may be dominating the national debate on health care, but the scale of the crisis means there is still massive sentiment for real reform.
The recent congress of the Fatah movement gave us a front row seat to the closing act of an important period of Palestinian nationalism.
Long omitted from the history books, the Seattle General Strike of 1919 offers an inspiring view of what it would look like if workers took power in the U.S.
The Taliban may be the most potent resistance force in Afghanistan today, but with their current politics the left should not support them.
There's a ways to go to reach LGBT equality, but we can get there if we stand up together. A good place to start is the National Equality March.
Progressive educators should fight against the privatization of our schools and the kind of education models that promote "banking-style" education.
An election intended to showcase Afghanistan's "emerging democracy" has instead exposed astonishing corruption, fraud and violence.
A battle over women's access to abortion services is raging in Kentucky--and supporters of women's right to choose are organizing to fight back.
A group of people who at first felt powerless succeeded in resisting a landlord politician and the New Jersey state government.
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