With his speech on Afghanistan, Barack Obama assumed the job of providing alibis and obfuscations to give U.S. military power an aura of legitimacy.
Democratic state senators provided the right wing with its margin of victory in the rejection of a same-sex marriage bill in New York.
Defense attorney Lynne Stewart--recently forced to begin serving a 28-month sentence on trumped-up charges--speaks to her supporters.
U.S. soldiers are coming home from Afghanistan and Iraq with mental health problems in record numbers--and they aren't getting the care they need.
There has been a perfect storm of bad news exposing the lie that health care reform along the lines of what was enacted in Massachusetts will provide care for all.
In Puerto Rico, there are no governmental policies that guarantee civil rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The mobilization against the WTO in Seattle a decade ago holds powerful lessons for how activists should approach the Copenhagen climate summit.
Antiwar activists in dozens of cities responded with protests to President Barack Obama's speech announcing a new surge in Afghanistan.
Opportunist drug and insurance companies are raising their prices and premiums for 2010 to make up for possible health insurance "reform."
It was revealed last month that the Bank of England handed £61.6 billion to two banks--while executives kept stuffing their pockets.
Hundreds of participants in the 1999 "Battle in Seattle" demonstrations gathered on the 10-year anniversary to celebrate this victory.
More than 60 people turned out to a December 3 debate on "Capitalism versus Socialism" at Hunter College.
With Barack Obama's popularity falling and some initiatives stalled, many people are asking a question that seemed impossible a few months ago.
We may not have voted for these wars, but we're sure as hell paying for them--with billions that could be used at home.
The execution-style shooting of four police officers in Washington state captured headlines--but the crucial social issues surrounding it are being ignored.
Since Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologized to the "stolen generations" of Aborigine children, poverty indicators have gotten worse.
This government refuses to respond to the needs and demands of its people, but I refuse to be ignored.
Pro-choice activists organized local protests December 2 to tell the Senate not to include the anti-abortion Stupak Amendment in health care legislation.
The money and resources are there to provide a health care system that guarantees coverage to every American--but Congress' reform measures won't.
A business-backed group claiming to oppose "job-killing taxes" has launched a slick, fear-mongering ad campaign against progressive tax measures.
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