With its prisons dangerously full, why is the state of California fighting for custody of a dying prisoner halfway across the country?
Fifty custodians and supporters rallied today to protest the slow pace of negotiations with University of Washington management.
P.S. 123 ranks as a success among New York City public schools--but officials still took an entire floor this school year to give to a charter school operator.
How can South African President and former freedom fighter Jacob Zuma believe there are two equal sides in the "Israeli-Palestinian conflict"?
By denying political prisoner Leonard Peltier parole, the U.S. Department of Justice made a mockery of its lofty and pretentious title.
In Northern Ireland, where separate identities are built into the new political structure, you have no role if you don’t fit into the pattern.
New Orleanians mark the anniversary Hurricane Katrina--by calling for the re-opening of the city's only public hospital.
A veteran activist and leading organizer of the National Equality March in Washington, D.C., talks about the struggles of the past and those still ahead.
Immigrant rights advocates expected a softer policy from Barack Obama--but thousands are losing their jobs as a result of enforcement-only policies.
Marxists reject the idea that history is made by charismatic "great men." But that doesn't mean they view individuals as cogs in the machine.
A group of Oregon doctors began their tour across the country with a kickoff rally in Portland, Ore., and a first stop in Seattle.
The number of Polish immigrants in Britain is falling, but that hasn't made a dent in prejudice against Poles.
Leopold Trepper was a Second World War hero--a real Jew who really fought Nazis--and someone who Hollywood never thought to put in a movie.
SK workers struggling in Defiance | Our rights can't wait | Some corrections on Carcieri | Fighting evictions from Fair Valley | Why the right won't debate health care
Workers at SK Hand Tools are taking a stand on the picket line against a company that unilaterally cut off their health insurance.
An organizer of the People's Summit on why activists are mobilizing to present an alternative during the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh.
The "love of movies" can sometimes get in the way of making a great film. A case in point is Quentin Tarantino's latest film Inglourious Basterds.
Former Judge Leslie Crocker Snyder says she supports reforming New York's harsh Rockefeller Drug Laws--but is that just a ploy for the campaign?
Immigrants took to the streets in Chicago and LA to put pressure on the Obama administration to stop policies that target immigrant workers.
Barack Obama's escalation of the war in Afghanistan has parallels with a previous U.S. war that raise the question: Is this Obama's Vietnam?
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