We looked at some of the more progressive planks from the 2008 platform passed by the Democrats to see how they fared under Barack Obama.
The media bought a New York cop's story that he killed Delrawn Small in self-defense, until a video showed that it was murder.
What does a movie like the Ghostbusters say about the film industry's view of women--in the movies and in the theater seats?
The contemporary consensus that busing Boston's students to desegregate the public schools was "misguided" is just wrong.
The Clinton campaign dangled Elizabeth Warren's name before picking a tame champion of "bipartisanship" to be the vice presidential nominee.
The Workers' Party in Brazil wants to curry favor with the same corrupt right-wingers who voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.
Activist groups rallied outside the Madison Police Union headquarters to take a stand against racism and police brutality.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver made two decisions with political implications last week: one courageous and one craven.
To say that racial inequality is part and parcel of a system of economic inequality doesn't mean that racial inequality isn't real.
Those who hope Bernie Sanders can still transform the Democrats should consider the fate of Jesse Jackson's 1980s presidential campaigns.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega once led a vibrant radical movement, but he and the Sandinistas are compromised today.
An Indonesian government symposium on the 1965 anti-communist massacres reveals that the fight for democracy must continue.
More than 400 people defied the state's scare tactics and joined a demonstration against racist police violence in Syracuse.
Las renovadas protestas contra el racismo y la violencia de la policía ofrecen una alternativa contra aquellos que nos piden ser "pacientes."
The pro-police cry of "Blue Lives Matter" implies something its supporters don't intend: The cops act as a caste set apart--and above the law.
Hillary Clinton and the Democrats won't be the only show in town--here's why you should come to the Socialist Convergence.
As many as 1,000 people took to the streets outside of the Republican Convention to declare the need for an alternative.
Democrats don't own our votes | Reaching across cultural boundaries | Anti-immigrant "jokes" aren't funny | The racist war on Black men
Trump's carnival of reaction may embarrass its leaders, but the Republican Party will keep its power to do damage to workers and the poor.
New York City’s liberal leaders blocked a mild police reform bill that many advocates thought was too watered-down to begin with.
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