An effort to oust the reform leadership of a big Teamster local in Chicago is underway--with the goal of restoring the corrupt old guard.
Avatar is neither a perfect work of art nor a well-developed treatise on imperialism--but it's a good starting point for a discussion about both.
A Twitter campaign by activist Nadine Moawad brought together over 100 activists to raise awareness about the invasion of Gaza one year later.
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The fault line of U.S. imperialism interacted with the geological one under Port-au-Prince to turn Haiti's earthquake into a not-so-natural disaster.
A video released in early January shows how a routine traffic stop for a dragging muffler last November turned into a nightmare for Melvin Jones III.
A new investigation shows that more than 107 immigrants have died in privately run U.S. detention centers since October 2003.
He challenged the way things were, contradicting previously dominant ideas of racism, sexual conservatism and deference toward authority.
About 150 people turned out for a march and rally in Portland in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the Israeli assault on Gaza.
The failed attempt to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner has provided Barack Obama with an excuse for a war in Yemen that has been fought quietly until now.
An ER nurse explains why the formation of a "super union" is an important step toward organizing the nation's 2 million nurses.
One of the key figures of the French student revolt of 1968 and a revolutionary through all the years since has died after 15 years of living with AIDS.
Requiring parents to "do more" for their children is another way for charter schools to weed out students that they don't want.
At a time when University of Texas football is doing remarkably well, the rest of the campus is having to make do with less.
State and local governments are ramming through massive budget cuts that are wrecking lives--and the federal government is doing nothing.
It's come to the point where we hear more about the "rights" of unborn fetuses than the rights of living women to control whether they have children.
Iraq war vet and Army Spc. Marc Hall has been incarcerated for recording a song about the military's stop-loss policy.
Judging from Bono's ongoing "guest columns" in the New York Times, the U2 front man hasn't picked up a newspaper in some time.
Bob Kaufman, a life-long fighter for social and economic equality, succumbed after a struggle with health complications on December 25.
While Avatar does succeed in some ways, as a total work of art it is not successful--in part because it posits the Na'vi as almost impossibly "noble."
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