As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and political change -- a radical undertaking that can shake up social systems and...
President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump while preventing the rates from automatically rising by a greater amount under
How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland, from Obama and his entire regime of pathological liars,
Gillibrand's book, "Off the Sidelines," comes out next month, and the requisite pre-publication People magazine profile features some of the sexier -- and sexist-ier -- tidbits. At one point, Gillibrand writes of being in the House gym, "where an older, mal
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is being touted as the newest "threat" to the American homeland: hysterics have pointed to Chicago as the locus of their interest, and we are told by everyone from the President on down that if we don't attack th
Government engineered false-flag terrorism is a historically established fact. For centuries, political and financial elites have been sinking ships, setting buildings on fire, assassinating diplomats, overthrowing elected leaders, and blowing people up,
For decades Rush Limbaugh has been promoting blatant racism, sexism, and anti-gay bigotry on our public airways. In this petition, we are telling Limbaugh sponsors and advertisers, we will not buy products/services that support his hate.
"Now is the time to stop the engine of surveillance technology and state repression,"... "By continuing to build across all communities mobilizing against police militarization, we can effectively resist the solidifying relationship between the Pentagon a
Of all the aspects of the current crisis over the NATO/Russia standoff in Ukraine, the determined intervention into Ukrainian political affairs by the United States has been the least reported, at least until recently. While new reports have appeared conc
"... Paslawsky was not an 'ordinary Joe' from New Jersey ..., he was the nephew of the notorious Nazi Mykola Lebed - who incredibly was employed by the CIA from 1949 to possibly as late as 1991. ... Instead of facing trial for his vicious war crimes ... Lebed was
At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped...