Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.
A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.
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.
Under Obamacare the federal government pays 100% for expanded state Medicaid coverage for three years, followed by incremental state contributions of up to 10%.
Classic rockers Van Halen are back with their first new studio album ("A Different Kind of Truth") in 14 years. And the album's lead single, "Tattoo," is a pretty important pro-union shout-out.
An impassioned look at the environmental, climate, and health dangers -and unsafe working conditions - created by the coal industry.
The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.
Anti-union attacks exact a price. That price was paid by more than two dozen workers in West Virginia. Too high a price to pay.
Slightly over a year ago, the American people elected a young African American to the presidency and increased the Democratic majorities in the Congress.