Category: Coast to coast

Midterm elections: What moved forward, what did not

The Nov. 6 midterm elections have come and gone, with some outcomes  still in doubt. And while, fundamentally, political and…

November 13, 2018 8:12 pm

In San Diego, a people’s victory in city council win

Monica Montgomery, an African-American woman and American Civil Liberties Union lawyer, made history Nov. 6 when she won the City…

November 13, 2018 8:01 pm

Black votes matter in Georgia gubernatorial election

Nov. 12 — Given a tight race in Georgia for the position of governor, the outcome was not decided on…

November 13, 2018 7:54 pm

Black suffrage: The ongoing struggle for the right to vote

Black suffrage under the conditions of white supremacy has been an issue in the U.S. Africans and other peoples were…

November 13, 2018 7:47 pm

Historic recount challenges vote repression in Florida

In an historic first for Florida on Nov. 10, just days after the general election, Florida Secretary of State Ken…

November 13, 2018 7:41 pm

Antiwar Autumn talks explain need to oppose warmakers of all parties

New York City — “End the Wars at Home and Abroad” was held Oct. 31 as part of the Antiwar…

November 12, 2018 7:59 pm

Dia de los Muertos in San Diego

Fallen freedom fighters, martyrs remembered San Diego — Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican…

November 12, 2018 7:54 pm

White House wages war on reproductive justice

The Trump administration strategically announced three new rules about birth control and abortion coverage on Nov. 7. Women’s health advocates…

November 12, 2018 7:44 pm

Get on the bus to National Day of Mourning!

The 49th National Day of Mourning will take place on Thursday, Nov. 22, the so-called “Thanksgiving” holiday, in Plymouth, Mass.…

November 10, 2018 8:34 pm

Why capitalists love Trump’s NLRB

A majority of the five-member National Labor Relations Board are currently Trump appointees. With one seat vacant, they hold three…

November 10, 2018 8:25 pm