Head Start is threatened by huge budget cuts.
The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays, although it will continue Saturday package delivery.
The move for reform has been spearheaded by undocumented youth themselves, but also includes Obama, sections of the Democratic Party, labor, churches and other community organizations.
The move is intended to decrease network congestion and enhance media (such as streaming HD videos). It is also an important shift, however, in the direction of free Internet for everyone.
"Knowing that our brothers and sisters who are farmworkers are not being treated fairly - their working conditions are abhorrent, we're standing with them today."
The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.
Earlier, Republicans blocked reauthorization because they opposed extending protections to 30 million women who are undocumented immigrants, Native Americans, LGBT, or students on campuses.
In 1866, Thaddeus Stevens offered an amendment to a bill requiring 40 acre plots be parceled out to former slaves from both confiscated and public land in the former slave South.
In honor of the centennial of the birth of Rosa Parks, we are rerunning the following People's World article, "Rosa Parks: courageous fighter for justice, " by Debbie Bell.
Now is the time to bring about meaningful change and mobilize progressives to support those fighting for change.