Californians feel benefits of federal health law

 Californians are already beginning to feel the benefits of the new federal health care law, a newly released progress report by Health Access reveals.


Texas Dems prepare for November election

Approximately 5,000 Texans attended the Democratic Party State Convention June 25-26 in Corpus Christi.


20,000 march in Detroit as Social Forum opens

DETROIT - Opening the U.S. Social Forum here, 20,000 from around the nation, a multi-ethnic rainbow of young and old, marched Tuesday calling for jobs and social justice.


New Yorkers demand: Save our city!

Thousands of protestors descended on City Hall on Wednesday, in a crowd that stretched up Broadway.


Illinois budget crisis deepens, as lawmakers recess

Suffering from the worst budget deficit in state history, the Illinois legislature passed a FY 2011 budget in late May that will mean continued devastation of education and social service programs.


Jobs bill is 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Steve Lipton worked as a plumber for over 25 years - the last 16 with the same employer; the last eight as a general foreman. And then one day in January 2009, he was abruptly laid off.


Progressive meet to chart course for 2010

WASHINGTON - Thousands of progressive leaders, trade unionists and activists will strategize here June 7-9 at the America's Future NOW! Conference.