March

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Judge declares Chicago Six “not guilty”

The six undocumented youth who were arrested last August - and charged with mob action and reckless conduct - were found not guilty.

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GOP budget vs the people

would destroy the American Dream and, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka,, "establish a government of, by and for the 1percent."The budget proposes the unleashing of numerous additional reductions in the living standards of working people.

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California looks to pass Homeowner's Bill of Rights

In a counterattack against Wall Street, grassroots groups and state leaders  joined forces to exact significant concessions from the big banks.

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Foxhole atheists score victories, fight on

They fight for your rights and freedoms, including the right to freedom of -- and from -- religion. Now they are fighting for their own.

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Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.

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Dairy factory linked to animal torture

Adirondack Farms, a dairy factory in New York, has been responsible for severe animal abuse investigators learned. While they tout their products as fresh and wholesome, the practices that go on behind the scenes are anything but.

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George Clooney, Ben Jealous: Action need to avoid humanitarian crisis in Sudan

Actor George Clooney, along with NAACP head Benjamin Jealous, Martin Luther King III and several members of Congress were arrested in a protest outside of the Sudanese embassy recently.

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Feds to investigate killing of Trayvon Martin

Martin's family hopes that the federal government will be able to bring justice to what many around this state see as a blatantly racist miscarriage of justice.

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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.

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Santorum played the clown in Puerto Rico

The minute Santorum opened his mouth, he managed to infuse an unusual degree of unity in the Puerto Rican political scene, around the following concept: Santorum is an ass.

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