On July 16, 1934, the city of San Francisco shut down as 65,000 workers from all industries walked off the job, in response to a call by longshore workers for a general strike.
One of the mantras of the radical Right in this country is that the economy and everything else would be better off if we just had less government regulation.
African American and white farmers formed the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Tyronza, Arkansas.
We pause now from the almost constant commentary on active politicians and political activism to render an ode to Woody Guthrie.
This seems a good time to review a remarkable book that covers one of the least-discussed periods of Woody's life.
There are lots of reasons to love the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, experts say. If only states start to implement it.
Woody Sez "The national debit is one thing I caint figger out"
Martin Luther King Jr. was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter.
You lock away your valuables to keep them safe. But there's one valuable you may have forgotten: Your sight.