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A Black Stonewall Moment

Leon Acord | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leon Acord

Gays have often compared our fight for equality and acceptance to the struggle of the Black community. While not everyone in the Black community is thrilled about that, the parallels are too strong to deny.

In Ferguson the Media Got It All Wrong: The Real Story Is a Community Fighting Back

Carlos F. Torres | Posted 10.18.2014 | Media
Carlos F. Torres

While pledging non violence, many are coming to the conclusion that it's time to take a stand against an unabated offensive targeting working people and other minorities that has systematically eroded their rights, their livelihoods, their future.

Helping Obama Rediscover His Groove

David Coates | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
David Coates

It is time for Barack Obama to say to the American public that if they want effective (and sensible) government, the Tea Party pot needs to be totally emptied down the electoral drain.

Latest Propaganda: Debt = Sewage

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Coming from the right-wing worshipers of the free market, their latest analogy seems odd. Borrowing is a voluntary, "arms-length" agreement between two autonomous beings, which is exactly what the free market is all about.

Diluting the Tea Party: The Importance of Supping With a Long Spoon

David Coates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coates

The President's pursuit of points of agreement with opponents who are set on his political destruction allows the ideological formations of the extreme right to frame the public conversation.

Fighting Back Skills That Every Woman Should Know (PHOTOS)

Melissa Soalt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Melissa Soalt

For those ungodly emergencies, when prevention fails or you've effectively been ambushed, you need Maximum Protection! Translation? Bang-up fighting skills cooked in female ferocity.

It's A Boy's Life: Barack vs. the Bully Brigade, Part 2

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

Yesterday we talked about the Bully Brigade, aka the Republican Party. Well today, Barack Obama is really being tested. The hateful, lying sex-ed wedg...

Friday Talking Points [42] -- Get Up, Stand Up, Barack

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to assume if you're reading this that you're sick of the Olympics already. Wow, that was fast. Is NBC's coverage going to be twice as bad as ...