After coping with over $60 billion in budget shortfalls this year, Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to propose draconian new budget cuts.
"War is subverting the domestic agenda," Dr. Prasad Venugopal told peace activists. "There is no room for despair in the peace movement because a lot of lives depend on it."
A coalition of 60 labor, civil rights and community organizations launched a campaign Dec. 16 to pressure Congress to "put America back to work" by passing legislation that creates millions of living-wage jobs.
Everyone knows Oakland, CA, is a diverse community. Probably more people from more races and nationalities live in the city than anywhere west of New York or north of Los Angeles
President Obama met today with the captains of Wall Street, whose names have become kitchen table curse words for millions of Americans facing foreclosures, layoffs and an uncertain future.
Over one million new public service jobs could be created at a cost of $40 billion according to the Economic Policy Institute in a report released on Monday.