The political momentum is with Republicans going into the 2014 midterm elections--and Democrats have no one to blame for it but themselves.
The revolt in Ferguson has been politically polarizing among African Americans--with the fault lines reflecting class differences.
A recently republished biography of Alexandra Kollontai offers an important examination of the contributions of this important revolutionary.
A hopelessly biased and myopic CNN segment reduced the militarization of police departments to one bank robbery.
The actor and playwright responds to an newspaper ad directed at whipping up pro-Israel support in Hollywood.
A professor in Turkey has been charged with libel for criticizing a local political leader and his municipal policies.
The powerful public funeral for Mike Brown turned out thousands of people--and raised questions about the next steps in this struggle.
University officials have broken their silence, but their justifications for the firing of Steven Salaita are even more disturbing.
It might not be on the new Common Core exams, but the killing of Michael Brown is a test for our nation's schools nonetheless.
Austin, Texas, Detective Charles Kleinert is finally on trial for the killing of Larry Jackson, committed over a year ago.
Pierre Ryckmans was one of the few authors on the left during the 1960s and '70s to criticize China's Cultural Revolution.
Israel is again raining terror from the skies over Gaza, even as it persists in claiming that its "precision" strikes are a "proportionate" response.
Thousands of protesters marched in Staten Island to demand justice for Eric Garner and other victims of police brutality.
The police shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., caused shock waves across the U.S.--and inspired solidarity actions.
Barack Obama has discovered that U.S. multinationals pledge allegiance to their bottom line, not the good old U.S.A.
The family of Troy Davis, an innocent man put to death by the state of Georgia, extends its sympathy and solidarity.
There is no evidence for the claim that the left is becoming desensitized to anti-Semitism or giving bigots a pass.
Palestinos expresan su solidaridad con el pueblo de Ferguson, en su lucha contra la ocupación policial.
The racism and inequality woven into Ferguson's history created the conditions for both Mike Brown's murder and the powerful protests against it.
An ACLU staffer present at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., describes the routine violations of basic rights that he's witnessed.
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