Is the United States one nation?

MOST people outside Chicago had never heard of Barack Obama before July 2004. Since his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, this young,...

What is national oppression?

Oppression and exploitation are basic features of capitalist society. Workers are paid wages while the capitalist owners make profits from the products created by...

Eradicating the scourge of racism from U.S. society

It will take a revolution In August 2006, an African American student in Jena, La., asked his school principal for permission to sit under what...

Oil, imperialism and national conflict in the Caucasus

The September 3 massacre of at least 360 children and adults in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia, in the Caucasus region of Russia, shocked the world and brought the conflict in the area into the public eye again.