LANSING, Mich. — Thousands of teachers, school board members, parents, students, administrators and other education advocates rallied at the State Capitol here June 21 to demand that state legislators stop shifting educational money to greedy private interests.
Disabled civil rights activists took over the Capitol office of Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen in Nashville on June 20, saying they intend to remain “as long as necessary.”
CHICAGO — Delegates to the Communist Party USA convention here July 1-3 can’t keep away from a good picket line.
Sitting around talking, women can sometimes be heard to say, “Is it hot, or is it me?” Same question applied to U.S. jobs, “Is the economy lousy or is it me?” results in the same answer: “It’s lousy.”
WASHINGTON — Megan Matson, leader of Mainstream Moms, is so angry at military recruiters for invading schools to sign up unwary youth for combat in Iraq that she and her group launched an online movement, “LeaveMyChildAlone.org.”