The U.S.-led invasion of Somalia in 1992 came cloaked in statements about peace and altruism--but Somalis were left decidedly worse off.
Barack Obama embodies the Democratic Party logic in steering a declining empire: Profits and military power must be maintained at any cost.
Bahrain's soccer legend is among 200 athletes thrown in prison for supporting the democracy protests against the royal family.
A 22-year-old sanitation worker's devastating rap about British Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has gone viral.
The danger involving U.S./NATO intervention in Libya is that dependence on the West will destroy the revolution against Qaddafi from within.
The Turkish Civil Aviation Union announced strike action over the Turkish Engine Center's refusal to agree on a fair contract.
Barack Obama's surrender to the Republicans on $38 billion in near-term budget cuts foreshadows more bipartisan austerity to come.
The Democrats' health care law turned one year old last month--and the problems with it are becoming more and more apparent.
Pop star Justin Bieber's ignorant statements about abortion and rape tell us a lot about how much ground the pro-choice movement has lost.
Hundreds of columns have been written condemning the "violence" of a London demonstration that caused children to cry.
In his last years, Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish wrote about the tragedies of Iraq, Lebanon and the conflict between Palestinian factions.
The great struggle to end slavery in the U.S. South began many decades before the first shots of the American Civil War were fired in April 1861.
People living near nuclear disaster in Japan have been evacuated or ordered to stay indoors--while radioactive materials leak into the sea, soil and air.
When tales of heroism and sacrifice are told about the resistance to fascist occupation, there's rarely a mention of Libya.
A coalition of community, labor and health care advocates in San Francisco is taking on the California Pacific Medical Center.
The Black mayor of Waterproof, La., has spent nearly a year behind bars without bail over what many claim are politically motivated charges.
The U.S. didn't intervene in Libya in order to prevent a massacre--nor to defend the Libyan revolution or the broader Arab revolutions.
A statement circulated at the Peace Works 2011 conference expresses solidarity with protesters fighting budget cuts.
Democrats will chant with us--but the last thing we need is to hand the momentum we've created to a political party committed to the rich.
GE boss Jeff Immelt runs a company that routinely eliminates jobs and hammers unions. So why is he the White House point man on job creation?
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