Bill de Blasio won the Democratic mayoral primary, as expected. Could the city finally have a leader to bring its progressive forces into a powerful alliance?
This week’s AFL-CIO convention heralds some fundamental changes for labor.
At the AFL-CIO's convention, everyone is talking coalition building with like-minded organizations to forge real change for workers.
Those seeking to take "under God" out of the oath have failed many times. But now they have a new game plan.
Is making Larry Summers Fed chair worth a confirmation battle that depletes Obama’s rapidly dwindling political capital?
Why the former New York City front-runner doesn’t have more support from women
Challenges to two sitting state senators' seats might prove to be bellwethers for legislators voting for gun control laws across the country. Then again, maybe not.
Somewhere in America Miley Cyrus is appropriating black culture, but she's certainly not the only artist—we've got a long and tangled history of it.
The secretary of state's comparision of U.S. inaction on Syria to Europe's failure to stop Hitler in 1938 is counterproductive fearmongering.
A new online campaign gives people of faith the chance to show they're "not all like that."
Human manipulation of the climate might be the quickest way to combat global warming. It's also the most frightening.
The most important take-aways from the Department of Justice's marijuana memo.
It's been 40 years since tennis player Billie Jean King won the "Battle of the Sexes," but she did a whole lot more for women's athletics than just win a widely hyped match.
The end of the Wikileaks trial has led to a much-needed discussion on how the media treat gender.
In 1963, America was overtly racist and needed a massive March on Washington. Today, racial bias is more subtle but just as insidious—we must learn to fight it differently.