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.
The fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago was one crest in a wave of revolt that overturned governments across half of Europe at the end of 1989.
Barack Obama visited Fort Hood following the tragic shooting--but wouldn't accept a letter expressing the concerns of Iraq Veterans Against the War.
November marks the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street--a show that's had a greater impact on the lives of multiple generations of people than any other.
In Jailhouse Lawyers, Mumia Abu-Jamal shows how some important prison reform litigation has its origin behind bars.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling just paid the largest settlement ever for his rotten record of housing discrimination.
Animals certainly deserve decent treatment, but to compare that to human liberation is misunderstanding what human liberation means.
The story of hard times for millions is closely interwoven with those of desperate individuals lashing out in acts of violence.
The House "reform" bill is a disaster for anyone who hoped a Democratic president and Congress would fix the screwed-up health care system.
Beyond the discussion of whether LGBT activists organized effectively on Question 1, there's a problem when our basic civil rights are up for a vote.
Michael Bloomberg can claim victory in New York's mayoral race, but his narrow re-election represents a repudiation of his agenda for the city.
Hundreds of angry University of Maryland students marched November 5 to protest cuts to multicultural programs.
The Campaign to End the Death Penalty explains why it opposes Virginia's execution of John Allen Muhammad.
Management was caught off guard when San Francisco hotel workers announced a three-day strike at the downtown crown jewel, the Grand Hyatt.
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