Aid to neighborhoods populated by New York City's low-income residents and people of color has been largely absent.
The former Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate is sick of the greedy banking practices that led to the financial crisis.
On October 22, people across the country gathered for the seventeenth National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation.
The Wisconsin senate candidate rejects the idea of corporate personhood.
How can progressives balance support for the Democrats with the need to mobilize grassroots support for social and economic causes?
Despite Obama's unquestionably varied record, progressives can't afford four years under a Romney-Ryan presidency.
Thirty years after Watergate, we again face a constitutional crisis at home and a misconceived war abroad. The United States will remain a helpless giant until we finally learn that power in the nuclear, postimperial age is diplomatic, not military.
Ricardo Mendez Matta and Poli Marichal answer questions about their new film,
Ladrones y Mentirosos (Thieves and Liars), which takes a
hard look at the price Puerto Ricans are paying for the drug trade.
The cold war never really ended: Russia's continuing instability and
weapons of mass destruction, combined with Washington's triumphalist
foreign policies and US/NATO military buildup, are creating an even more
In a remarkable, media-savvy protest, First Lieut. Ehren Watada has
refused orders to go to Iraq, claiming the war and the occupation
violate the Constitution, international law and Army regulations.
The War Tapes, a documentary shot by US soldiers and sanctioned by the military, may turn out to be the most powerful statement against the war to date.