Chicago unemployment activist’s message of hope

When Janet Edburg was laid off from her job at a Chicago photo lab equipment manufacturer three years ago, she experienced first hand the despair felt by millions of unemployed workers.


It's official: Top 1% doubled their share of nation's income

The Congressional Budget Office said in a new report this week what the labor movement and its allies have been saying all along.


Occupy Wall Street fuels growing bank divestment movement

A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.


Who owns foreclosed homes in Mass.? No one seems to know

A new and potentially significant wrinkle was added to the ongoing crisis in the housing market.


Capitol Hill protesters demand “jobs not cuts”

Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva rejected those who say the "Rebuild the Dream" movement is an "answer to the tea party."


LA joins the We are the 99 percent movement

On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.


Trumka: Time for mighty jobs movement is now

"When is enough, enough?" asked Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president.


Attacks on Social Security called "un-American"

"The party that aggressively defends Social Security and Medicare will win the next election!"


Occupy Chicago: "For as long as it takes to end corporate greed"

For 12 days dozens of protesters from diverse backgrounds have been camped out around the clock in front of the Federal Reserve here.


America's kids tell their stories from their Wall Street camp

"I figured if I'm going to be homeless, I might as well be homeless for a good reason," said one of the hundreds of restless youth Occupying Wall Street, determined that their voices be heard.