August

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California legislature passes bill to ease deportations

As California's legislative session races to the finish line this week, bills to ease restrictions on the state's undocumented immigrants are making headlines.

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Truncated GOP convention to feature Ann Romney and Chris Christie

The GOP will squeeze Ann Romney and Chris Christie onto its agenda in a convention already cut short by what some say is the rain-swept wrath of God.

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Workers in Tampa say “no” to the Romney economy

Even before the opening of the Republican Convention, workers have been targeting places delegates gather to voice opposition to Romney's prescriptions for the economy.

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Disney, big biz, fight Florida sick-time measure

Progressive forces here have put a ballot initiative mandating paid sick time onto the Nov. 6 ballot. Disney World and other interests are going all-out to block it.

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Government paid to influence Cuba 5 jury

Miami area newspapers and television outlets blanketed the region with reports and editorials directed against the Five before and during their trial that ended in 2001.

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Anti-nuclear weapons activist returns to prison

With prayer and song, dozens of supporters saw anti-nuclear weapons campaigner Susan Crane back to prison.

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Pa. voter coalition fired up by repressive ID law

The non-partisan Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition field office is up and running at 310 W. Chelten Ave.

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Musicians, shooting victim react to Mustaine’s anti-Obama rant

Dave Mustaine, frontman of thrash metal band Megadeth, has recently generated much controversy with his continuous flow of hateful, right-wing comments.

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New report: America’s workers living on the brink

Even worse than that, 37 percent say they sometimes need to rely on the next payday to make ends meet.

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Shadowy Republican Super PAC to spend millions on GOTV

A well financed - and shadowy  - Republican Super PAC has arrived on the scene.

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