In Chicago’s streets, in New Mexico, and at Wal-Marts around the nation yesterday, workers demanded a better deal—but not (for now) through contracts.
NEW YORK - Some 30,000 flag-waving demonstrators marched down Broadway here on May Day demanding labor rights and immigration reform. They were among additional thousands who marched in other U.S. cities and millions who marched all over the world.
Factory farms are not farms at all. They are corporate-run, concentration camps for pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, and other food animals.
Gosh, it seems like only yesterday that we saw George W on TV reading The Pet Goat to some second graders – but now he's all grown up and has an entire, super-duper, king-sized library filled with big books and other neat stuff – all dedicated to him.
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Former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich and Nobel Peace Laureate MaireadMaguire from Northern Ireland are two of twenty participants from sevencountries that will participate in an international delegation to Syria May2-10, 2013.
TILTON, NH — The daughter of the elementary school principal who died during the Sandy Hook shooting walked out of a town hall with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) on Tuesday after the event erupted in chaos over the lawmaker’s answer to a question about gun regulations. Ayotte was one of 46 senators to vote down a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks to gun shows and online purchases.
Tonight was a strong victory for the progressive movement and the PDA community. Once again we have helped bring home the victory for the most progressive candidate in the race.
The Treasury Department may be able to stave off the need to extend federal borrowing authority until the fall, perhaps as late as November, a Wall Street economist said Friday.
When the sequester federal spending cuts forced flight delays because of the furlough of air traffic controllers, the normally deadlocked Congress acted in less than a week to give the Federal Aviation Administration flexibility to avoid the furloughs.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzaisaid Monday that his national security team has been receiving payments from the U.S. government for the past 10 years.
Liberals are increasingly facing a conundrum as the Pentagon experiences the deepest cuts in a generation: The significant reductions in military spending that they have long sought are also taking a huge bite out of economic growth.
“Spending cuts hold back US growth,” warns an across the page headline of the conservative Financial Times. No surprise there.
Americans are in trouble. Wages are losing ground. Over 20 million need full-time work. The percentage of working-age Americans with jobs is at its lowest level since 1979.