Wisconsin moves from progressive “dairyland” to “plutocrats’ paradise”

Wisconsin's governor is attempting to launch a presidential campaign based on his reputation for union-busting, and a state legislature that draws up legislation to satisfy the needs of one multimillionaire.


Could medical marijuana turn Florida blue in 2014?

 This past Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved a ballot measure to make medical marijuana legal in the state.


Fake checks and Internet scams top 2013 fraud list

The NCL reported that fake checks accounted for almost one in every four (24.23 percent) of scams last year. But Internet scams were not far behind.


Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.


Medicaid fight in Virginia takes off

The new Democratic governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, is pushing hard for Virginia to sign onto the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) Medicaid Expansion Program.


Dark-money groups building campaign for "right to work" in Pa.

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The never-ending push for right to work (for less) legislation in Pennsylvania is on the move again, but this time there's more of a tangible campaign targeting the conservative base.


Moral Mondays expanded in North Carolina

On Feb. 8, the Moral Monday movement, which showed massive momentum in 2013, will return with its biggest event yet, the Moral March on Raleigh.


Thousands in Seattle march on MLK Day for $15 wage

More than 5,000 protesters marched through downtown Seattle on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day chanting, "Raise the minimum wage now!"


Call in: New developments in international socialist and communist movement

At tonight's People's World teleconference, PW co-editor Susan Webb will talk about new developments in the world communist and worker's movement.


Court strikes down FCC rules, threatening “net neutrality”

The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the "net neutrality" rules established by the FCC last week in the case of Verizon v. FCC.

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