Grace Lee Boggs died this week at the age of 100. She was not only a grassroots organizer, but a philosopher, a teacher and a revolutionary.
On his U.S. visit, Pope Francis reflected on outspoken proponents of an engaged form of religion. Among them was Dorothy Day, a crusading 20th-century activist.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 78-year-old Argentinian known to the world as Pope Francis, made his first trip to the United States this week, bringing his uniquely progressive papal perspective.
New York City Police Officer James Frascatore and his co-conspirators should not just be fired. They should be arrested for police brutality and excessive force after a pattern of racist violence.
Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
Give this to Donald Trump: he helps us picture how the anti-democratic, right-wing, personality-driven movements of the 1930s came to power.
A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict.
Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond died this week at the age of 75. Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan reflect on his contributions to racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
The world changed irrevocably 70 years ago, on Aug. 6, 1945, when the United States dropped the first nuclear weapon in history on the civilian population of Hiroshima, Japan.
1968 was a very turbulent year around the world. A new documentary takes on the time in the USA through a series of high-profile debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr.