Attempting to keep Common out of the White House was not about trying to censor lyrics that seemed offensive. It was about trying to silence a voice who rhymes about real issues and speaks for the oppressed.
Governor Walker's "Budget Repair Bill" came the week after he ushered in $137 million in corporate tax cuts, which is a lot like paying for your quarterly investors luncheon by garnishing the wages of the waiters.
Those of us who work on climate change have spent years trying to figure out why Congress pays no attention to the issue. But with the role of money in our politics becoming so obvious of late, we now know.
This week we saw state troopers in Madison tearing peaceful protestors out of their own capitol after the state's Senate voted to deprive them of their Constitutional rights. Welcome to the United States 2.0.
Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot.
Mr. Gingrich, if you want to prove yourself worthy of our nation's highest office, it would very wise for you to not only acknowledge America's rich secular heritage -- but affirm our historic and constitutional responsibility to defend it.
When workers began protesting Governor Scott Walker's attempt to bust the public employee unions in Wisconsin, I was proud to say that the Sierra Club stands firmly behind the right to organize and bargain collectively.
From the almost-entirely unionized Oscar winners to the public workers in Wisconsin continuing their two-week sit-in for worker justice, Americans everywhere were hopefully reminded that unions make America great.