As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez fights for his life, an honest assessment of his 14 years in office must take into account his significant achievements.
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We should be mindful that no other advanced society puts up with this kind of violence.
We need a labor secretary who is not afraid to stand up against Democrats bending to corporate interests or Republicans displaying their hatred of unions.
It assumes that the end justifies the means, and it treats torture as a thing of the past.
Republicans can crow about diversity all they want. But to the extent that it exists at all, it’s just window-dressing.
Hold the high-fives. President Obama’s apparent victory on the fiscal cliff is more like a late-game touchdown that is still being reviewed by replay officials.
Part of the problem with the targeted killing program is the government’s vague and shifting legal standards.
Both Republicans and Democrats should pay attention: Austerity budgeting is not just bad policy; it’s bad politics.
He should issue a blanket amnesty to all undocumented immigrants who have not committed violent crimes.
One of the best things that happened in 2012 was President Obama’s June 15 announcement that his administration would stop deporting immigrant youth.
Fifty years ago this month, the black gay novelist James Baldwin penned his powerful essay “A Letter to My Nephew.”
We need to give proper credit to Ravi Shankar, the Indian music legend who recently passed away at the age of 92.
We can’t let corporate America undo the results of the election. Working people won’t take that lying down. And Democrats should hold their ground.
This was not a case of Republicans versus Democrats. This was the right-wing fringe versus everybody else.
Big Food and Big Biotech are celebrating their California victory, but the fight is not over — not by a long shot.