August

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In Connecticut the fight for jobs is on

"Connecticut workers want Congress to act on the jobs crisis with the same urgency that was brought to the manufactured political crisis over the debt ceiling."

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Congreswoman introduces emergency jobs bill

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., plans to introduce the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act, which will put over 2 million people to work.

Wisconsin recall drive falls one seat short

With the GOP holding a 19-14 lead in the state senate, labor-backed Democrats needed to win three of the six races to wrest control.

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Philip Levine named country's poet laureate

Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the country's new poet laureate.

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Mississippi is still burning, vicious murder shows

This crime, tragic and vile as it is, seems to only be the latest example of long-standing racism that appears to permeate Mississippi to the core.

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Family reunited in rare immigration victory

In Chicago, a rare victory was celebrated by immigrant rights supporters when a Polish woman was finally reunited with her family after the U.S. deported her four years ago.

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Demand for job creation swells across the nation

At rallies, meetings, marches, demonstrations and press conferences from one end of the nation to the other demands for massive job creation are challenging the tea party inspired focus on the federal deficit.

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The kids aren't all right, new report shows

The recession hasn't been good for anyone, but children have been especially hard hit  says a new report by the Children's Defense Fund.

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Jobs with Justice needed more than ever

Jobs with Justice has broadened the base of support for working people, and they have inventively multiplied the arsenal of labor's strategies.

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Do social networking sites create anti-social behavior?

According to  new study too much time spent on social networking sites can cause teens to develop narcissistic tendencies and anti-social behavior

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