Obama Endorses ‘Paycheck Fairness Act’

Obama administration must be commended for its newly announced support for the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 182). This bill – a much needed update to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 – would take steps toward finally closing the wage gap between men and women by...

LGBT Students Need Protections

Nine out of 10 LGBT students report that they experience harassment at their school. Three-fifths feel unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation and one-third report that they have skipped a day of school almost every month because they feel unsafe. ACLU...

First Year Costs of Obama’s Illusions

By Saswat Pattanayak Despite his constant denial of race dynamics necessary to dissect American political roadmap, Barack Obama is going to be the first American President to be judged, also by his color. During his first year, several cartoons, news articles,...

Have We Been Silencing Dr King?

By Saswat Pattanayak Whenever a progressive leader of the masses, a politically fundamental agent of change, a spirited revolutionary demands replacement of existing social order, the oppressive ruling class never dares confront the person; instead it iconizes him/her...