The simple way many people explain American slavery and its aftermath is to say it was all about money. And while it is true that America's wealth and power in the world today are a direct result of the free ...
If you ever doubted that conservatives were sore losers, the recent Senate election in Mississippi should remove all doubt.
At the same time that we were being lied into the Iraq war, the Bush administration was cutting benefits to veterans.
Last week’s election results infuriated me, but not for the reasons you might suspect.
Ikea gets it, so does the Gap. What’s wrong with the Congress?
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown handily defeated a slate of Democratic opponents last week and won the nomination to succeed his boss, Gov. Martin O’Malley.
The U.S., which prides itself on going its own way, has, for much of the past 100 years, turned a blind eye to a game embraced with fervor by soccer lovers worldwide.
The more I hear and read about Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and the agreements he and his staff are developing for the residents of the county, the more I am reminded of what Marion Barry did for ...
Looking in a rear view mirror can tell you where you've been, but not where you are going. What strikes me about the 1984 campaign are not the accomplishments of the past, but the implications for the future.
The Brookings Institution, looking at data from 2010, has issued a report claiming the student debt issue isn't as bad as people think. Problem is, more current data suggest student debt is more serious than Brookings suggests.
Many are quick to criticize the Koch brothers but don't have the courage to criticize the brother in the White House.
How much is a person's innocence worth?
President Obama's focus on the middle class leaves the poor where they have always been — at the periphery of economic progress.
The 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer is being commemorated this week in Mississippi and it provides the perfect backdrop to reflect on the transformation of not only Mississippi — then the deadliest state in the nation — but the entire ...
Without a doubt, the summit is a positive step forward and a long overdue break with the past traditions and "benign neglect" policies of the U.S. toward Africa.