Reportedly based on director James Gray’s own childhood, the film traffics in broad-stroke ideas about racism, anti-Semitism, and class struggle.
What happened to the Squad?
The collapse of the progressive cohort shows change won’t come from within the Democratic Party.
James Brown’s “Funky President (People It’s Bad)” is unfortunately relevant again
Written shortly after Nixon’s resignation, James Brown’s “Funky President (People It’s Bad)” speaks to today’s political corruption too.
Who’s really controlling Trump’s impeachment
Don’t be fooled that their motives are moral.
Coronavirus leaves immigrants trapped in a byzantine court system
Many are without lawyers and more frightened and confused than ever.
The new Cold War with China has cost lives against coronavirus
More than any event since the financial crash, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the rotten foundation of American empire.
Ana Gabriel lives up to the title ‘La Diva de América’
Ana Gabriel, nicknamed “La Diva de América,” has influenced generations of music fans since she launched her career in the 1970s. With her no-holds-barred approach to every tune and her signature vocal quality—a husky rasp that evokes long nights of crying and drinking—the Mexican singer-songwriter has mastered torch songs in a wide range of genres. […]
This is how deportation fractures American families
A story of what happens when the undocumented parents and spouses of U.S. citizens are “kidnapped by ICE”
The fight to release Beto
After ICE detained Jesus Alberto “Beto” Lopez Gutierrez on his drive home from camping, one family has banded together to challenge his detention and deportation.
Political punk stalwarts Anti-Flag take Trump to task on their upcoming album
For the better part of 30 years, Pittsburgh band Anti-Flag have made unapologetically confrontational political punk, cranking out fervent, hook-driven diatribes against facism, racism, animal cruelty, the surveillance state, and other social ills. They’ve also walked the walk, using their band as a platform to support a variety of causes (among them Amnesty International, the […]
Photos: Monday’s anti-Trump protest
On Monday, October 28, President Donald Trump visited Chicago. And Chicago was not happy about it. Police estimate a crowd of 3,000 to 4,000 people attended protests that began outside Trump Tower and snaked through the Loop. Photographer Joeff Davis was there to capture images of the day’s events. Trump Protest 10-28-19
Why I can’t get excited about impeaching Trump
This doomed effort won’t even make for good TV.
Finding peace and security after asylum
Therapists and social workers trained in trauma care are helping asylum seekers along their legal and healing journey.
The Epstein cover-up
We owe it to Jeffrey Epstein’s victims not to let the investigation of his crimes die with him.
Inside the world of asylum forensic exams
Asylum seekers who undergo medical exams as part of their legal case are more than twice as likely to be granted asylum as those who do not.