This was not a case of Republicans versus Democrats. This was the right-wing fringe versus everybody else.
Media Project Op-Ed
Big Food and Big Biotech are celebrating their California victory, but the fight is not over — not by a long shot.
President Obama must hold the line in any negotiations with Republicans over the budget deficit.
Despite the challenges, there is always hope. Colombia has a robust civil society sector that the guerrillas are pining to join.
Whether at a sewing machine in Bangladesh or at a cash register in California, workers have the right to a safe job, a decent standard of living, and to organize.
The Republican Party’s infamous “Southern Strategy” is dying out, and that’s a good thing.
The new secessionist movement is bad for America. It represents a refusal to recognize the re-election of President Obama. And just below the surface of it lie some ugly and disturbing attitudes.
The Republican Party has to change its talk and its walk if it wants to stand a chance at earning the key Latino vote in future elections.
Myanmar’s reforms are, upon closer look, more about the interests and longevity of the country’s military than about interethnic peace, public welfare or democracy.
While many TV pundits were quick to point out that the president did not win the majority of the white vote, they failed to point out that no Democratic candidate for the White House has won a majority of the white vote since the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
What’s more, there is no such thing as “the white vote.”
To win the White House, any candidate will need women, blacks, Latinos, Asian-Americans, middle- and working-class people, gays and other people the Republican Party has dismissed for far too long.
President Obama won re-election in large part due to overwhelming support from women, African-American and Latino voters.
As you can imagine, Nov. 11 is etched in my mind and will always be so. It’s personal, of course, but in a way it’s universal, too.
We need a new framework for dealing with this issue: a public health and prevention framework.
This is racial politics at its worst: When in trouble, blame black people.