There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is reportedly giving up on the UN Security Council, because it likely will not approve armed action against Syria in the wake of the August 21 chemical weapons incident.
As one of 250,000 who attended the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," I had to come to Washington, Aug. 24, to be a part of the 50th anniversary march.
Will we send a powerful message to senators and representatives this week telling them to vote "no" on any U.S. attack against Syria? We must take up the challenge and act now.
This is the story of one direct outcome of the 1963 March on Washington, to which I went as a member of the Huntington Township Committee on Human Relations in Suffolk County, Long Island.
It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
In spite of the death of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and other reverses, the "Bolivarian" process of integration in Latin America is advancing.
Few U.S. readers know who he was and what he contributed, but his story should be told, because he was a true hero of the struggle against state violence.
The priority of a billionaire mayor is to protect the interest of billionaires. That is why the people of New York City want a mayor who will move the city in another direction.
Today, there are hundreds of millions of people around the world who are and remain permanently in the "reserve army of the unemployed."