On Feb. 26, UPS fired a 24-year UPS worker and union activist who was protesting the grueling 12-hour days during a bitter winter, and the company's unwillingness to reach an agreement addressing the issue.
To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.
From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.
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.
Before observers and commentators blame "backward or racist southerners" for voting no, it is useful to look at this narrow vote in the context of power and intimidation.
"I was doing my usual daily routine, putting the letters into their slots so they would be in order for delivery that day; then I hear it: Pop Pop Pop!"
From "drought" to "gap" to "Madiba" to "affluenza": a year of powerful voices and mixed messages.
A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.
Remember those who grew this food
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