Some 40 million of our fellow countrymen -women and -children today live in poverty, according to the obsolete government measure that understates the problem. We need a Freedom Budget for all Americans.
On this MLK Day, American Jews can dwell on one easily misinterpreted remark to justify continued Israeli violence. Or they can call on their government to demand a genuine halt to all settlement expansion.
On King Day and beyond, organizations and communities across the country need you -- your skills, your experience and your caring -- to make a meaningful difference in the lives of your fellow Americans.
As we enter this holiday season, Jews around the world will celebrate Hanukah. The Jewish community is a diverse one, a multicultural and multiracial assemblage, by no means monolithic, representing millions of people throughout the world.
For most of the fifty years since she debuted at the Newport Folk Festival, Joan Baez has dedicated her life and music to fighting for equality and social justice, and for bringing about positive change in the world.