The 86-year-old author will become one of the few living writers recognized by the Library of America, and she did it on her terms.
No one seems to be aware that our national anthem literally celebrates the murder of African-Americans.
The “burkini” ban should be seen for what it is: an ugly intersection of racism and misogyny.
At the annual Veterans For Peace convention, speakers including filmmaker Oliver Stone, historian Andrew Bracevich and journalist Ann Jones discussed public relation campaigns in support of war and the struggles American veterans face.
Journalist Andrew Cockburn has written extensively on the slaughter of Yemeni people at the hands of the Saudis. In a recent interview on “Democracy Now!”, he argues that this is a “very cruel war that we are helping to wage.”
Is the TPP Falling Apart? Let’s Take a Look at Where the 12 Nations Are At | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
As the ratification fight intensifies, we’re watching closely as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) winds its way through national legislatures across the globe. So grab your popcorn, and let’s take a look at where the TPP stands in each country yet to ratify.United States
Slamming ‘Absurd’ US Healthcare, Sanders Backs Single-Payer in Colorado | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) this week endorsed a Colorado ballot measure that would create single-payer healthcare in the state, urging his supporters to rally around the amendment and stating, “If that proposal can win in Colorado, I believe that idea will spread around the country.”
‘Good News,’ Says Sanders, as McConnell Signals No Lame-Duck Vote on TPP | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that the U.S. Senate will not vote on the 12-nation, corporate-friendly Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) this year, buoying progressive hopes that the trade deal will never come to fruition.
Steve Bannon didn’t just make Breitbart a safe space for white supremacists; he’s also welcomed a scholar blacklisted from the mainstream conservative movement for arguing there’s a connection betw…