The GOP’s Bigot Problem

GOP Bigots

Brent Budowsky: Walker, Giuliani and Republicans like them do not understand this: True patriotism is not quoting scripture, waving the flag, praising the Constitution and speaking of American exceptionalism while playing a politics of bigotry and hate that violates everything America stands for.

What Greeks Need to Remember

Syriza Party

William Blum: Greece may have no choice, eventually, but to default on its debts and leave the Eurozone. The hunger and unemployment of the Greek people may leave them no alternative.

Misframing the Greek Protest

Greek Protest

Albena Azmanova: Getting rid of the neoliberal politics of austerity in which ‘austerity’ is a polite term for eliminating people’s livelihoods, is the step in the right direction — away from the abyss.

Class, Change, Revolution

Class Change Revolution

Richard Wolff: How activists see and act on today’s class system can make social movements more effective now than in the past – as a brief historical review can show.

Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

Steve Hochstadt: The worldwide force of migration cannot be stopped by nostalgia for the disappearance of “traditional values”, often expressed as a cover for hatred and racism.

Why Obama’s State of the Union Speech Mattered

State of the Union 2015

Larry Wines: In so many ways, we have a long way to go. The President’s State of the Union mixed style and substance to invigorate and encourage, when there have been so many reasons to feel despair, disdain and disgust.