July

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Luncheon.jpg

NAACP: Over a century of struggle

Since its founding 102 years ago, the NAACP has been at the forefront in the fight for civil rights and social justice for African Americans and all working people.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-apwu.jpg

Is snail mail on its last legs?

The United States Postal Service has announced that it will examine 3,700 post offices for the possibility of closure.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-SeattleGoodJobs520x293.jpg

1,000 demand “Good Jobs Now” at Progressive Caucus speakout

SEATTLE - People lined up at microphones at a July 23 "speak out" here to demand that Congress stop kowtowing to the corporations and do what voters elected them to do: create good jobs at a living wage.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-RiveraMuralDetroit2.jpg

Surprising voices say it’s time to “embrace” immigration

At Monday's "Immigration and Michigan's Economic Future" conference, CEOs, foundation leaders, New York's mayor and Michigan's Republican governor all discussed the benefits of immigration.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-dream3.jpg

“Rebuild the Dream”: For Henry Rhodes it’s still out of reach

In house parties across the nation, 25,000 participants told heartfelt stories of their struggles to make the "American dream" a reality.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-RebuildDream2.jpg

“American Dream” in Dallas: Organizing never felt so good

The disparate group of people who gathered in the modest neighborhood were pleased from beginning to end of the house party called by MoveOn.org.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-IMG5710.jpg

Budget must "respect, protect" women, coalition says

National Council of Womens' Organizations launched the Respect, Protect, Reject Campaign, and is calling on lawmakers to uphold Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and emphasize women's concerns in the talks.

Pick up the phone today

It's toll-free: today and tomorrow, July 14 and 15, call 1-866-251-4044 and voice your opposition to any plans to cut Social Security.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-MittRomney2.jpg

Mitt Romney: waffles and Bain in 2012

Bain Capital, the source of much of Romney's vast wealth, does little to help his job-creating credibility.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-BluntRally2520x303.jpg

St. Louis rally opposes cuts (with video)

Over 200 community activists, union members and students rallied outside of right-wing Republican Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis demanding "no cuts" to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.

1 2