November

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Live from Alabama: A historic day in the making

I am proudly representing the 2.1 million members of SEIU and standing alongside members of Congress, faith, community and civil rights leaders to speak out against the state's racist, anti-immigrant law.

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Scott Walker's got to go! (with video)

This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.

Hackers target U.S. water systems

In the continuously threatening rise of cyber attacks, hackers have destroyed a pump that piped water to homes throughout a city in Illinois.

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Congress super committee yields no deal

Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

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Black labor leaders: Alabama’s immigration fight ground zero for civil rights

African American, civil rights and labor leaders visited Birmingham this week to see first hand how the state's new anti-immigrant law is impacting Latinos.

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University faculty to chancellor: "We are not your ATM!"

In California State University faculty's first such action since collective bargaining began almost 30 years ago, two of the system's 23 campuses were idled in a one-day strike Nov. 17.

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Across the nation, hundreds of thousands join Occupy movement

If there was ever any illusion that the mayor's move would kill the movement, it evaporated at Foley Square.

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Internet lies could become federal crime

Many social networks are filled with false information about people - from fake screen names to false details about appearance.

Progressive groups vs. Social Security, Medicare cuts

Progressive groups, led by the Campaign for America's Future, are campaigning hard against proposals floated by deficit-cutting "Super Committee" Democrats.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

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