Former Chicago schools boss Barbara Byrd-Bennett will go to jail for taking bribes, but she and her ex-bosses are guilty of worse.
Palestinians are overwhelming the victims of the violence, meted out by Israeli security forces and right-wing settlers.
She was determined to see her son freed from a wrongful death sentence, and she lived to see what she accomplished.
Direct from Death Row The Scottsboro Boys shows how outrageous the so-called justice system actually is in America.
From police officials to prosecutors, and judges to politicians, the idea of holding police accountable is so rare as to be almost non-existent.
Very few Palestinians dare to walk the streets of Jerusalem--while right-wing settlers are everywhere, confident and jubilant.
While workers pay the price for the last crisis caused by the 1 Percent, governments are doing nothing to stop the next one.
Washington residents protested plans for two petroleum storage facilities that would bring dangerous oil trains to their area.
Forty years ago, the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Indonesian communists was aided and abetted by the Western powers.
The multiple interests of U.S. and Russian imperialism are playing out in Syria, as Russia's air war reaches a new level of destruction and death.
Recess is a critical factor in a student's social and emotional well-being--so why are so many schools getting rid of it?
The damning report of an investigation into the disappearance of 43 students last year could spell trouble for the government.
A photo shoot featuring actors from the new film Suffragette has stirred an intense Internet debate. What's the dispute about?
The bombing of a peace march in Ankara is part of a deadly war on Kurds and the left--and the Turkish government must be held responsible.
Palestinian students in Gaza respond to what they call an "uninformed" critique of the boycott, sanctions and divestment campaign.
NBA player Thabo Sefolosha was cleared of the criminal charges brought against him after the NYPD broke his leg.
UAW members want equal pay for equal work. But their president and the CEO of Chrysler want them to sell themselves short.
El día después Barack Obama exigiera acción para prevenir la violencia armada, aviones norteamericanos bombardearon un hospital en Afganistán.
Corporate America's profits keep reaching new records--yet we're told all the time that there's no money for living wages or quality public schools.
A member of Portugal's Left Bloc describes the context for the radical party's best-ever showing in parliamentary elections.
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