The Yurok, Karuk and Hoopa Valley tribes and fishermen capped off their historic cross-country pilgrimage to Omaha, Neb., on May 5 with a protest outside the shareholders meeting of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire-Hathaway Corp.
New York (AP) — J.K. Rowling has a request for anyone who has inside dirt on her seventh and final Harry Potter book: Please keep it to yourself.
Iraq unions fight oil theft law California grocery workers and kids rally Miami’s mayor backs EFCA Labor cool to new trade standards
Israel: Plans for East Jerusalem assailed Western Sahara: South African communists express solidarity Chile: Death of a forest worker Italy: Citizens reject big U.S. military base India: Gov’t may limit foreign funding
As part of Washington’s decades-long project to isolate the Cuban revolution, Caleb McCarry recently undertook an eight-nation European tour. It came after a visit to Cuba in early April by Spain’s foreign minister to sign agreements with his Cuban counterpart — the first visit from a high-level European diplomat in four years.
BALTIMORE — Fighters for living wage jobs hailed Maryland for enacting an $11.30 per hour living wage, May 8, in the Baltimore-D.C. region and $8.50 per hour in the rest of the state for companies that hold contracts with the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – “The people of Illinois are being robbed,” said Chuck Chandler to a crowd of over 500 protesters, mostly seniors, who rallied here at the Capitol building, May 9, urging the state Senate to roll back electric rates and pass a rate freeze.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) postponed debate on comprehensive immigration reform until May 21 to allow for continued closed-door negotiations between Bush administration officials and Republican and Democratic senators.
It’s nearly impossible to find any issue on which the People’s Weekly World and the extreme right-wing National Review can agree, but a proposed postage rate increase that would negatively affect small publications does the trick
The People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo editorial board welcomed John Wojcik to the newspaper’s staff as labor editor May 1. Wojcik, 56, replaces Roberta Wood, who was elected secretary-treasurer of the Communist Party USA last November. Wood will remain on the editorial board.