Well over 2000 union and community activists turned out last Saturday in Chicago to support battling public workers in Wisconsin.
Demonstrators slept overnight in Wisconsin's Capitol and continued to rally inside today, almost 24 hours after Republican Gov. Walker ordered police to clear them out.
For many who feel the country has been hijacked by corporate power the union democratic model is appealing.
For an hour and a half Saturday February 26, a multi-generational, multi-racial crowd of over 200 stood in the cold outside the Kentucky capitol building singing songs, chanting, and listening to speeches.
Roaring solidarity with Wisconsin workers, many in the crowd wore Green Bay Packer "cheesehead" foam hats, symbolizing how the "Cheddar Revolution" has spread nationwide from America's Dairyland.
A dense crowd packed the Thomas Paine Plaza across from City Hall for a lunchtime rally Feb. 24 to support embattled workers in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio.
Over 1,000 demonstrators converged on the regional airport in Youngstown, Ohio, today to protest the arrival of Gov. John Kasich.
Missouri labor activists and leaders note that voters across the state overwhelmingly support increasing the minimum wage, which would benefit everyone.
Participants in Tuesday's mass rally at the Ohio Statehouse tell the People's World why they came.
As rallies, town hall meetings and teach-ins spread throughout the state up to 10,000 Ohioans converged on the Statehouse Tuesday to protest a Republican bill to repeal public employees' right to bargain collectively.