"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."
Seattle voters shocked the political establishment here, Nov. 5, when they elected an avowed socialist, Kshama Sawant, to the nine-member Seattle City Council.
Over 160 people packed a hall at Sacred Heart Community Services to press city council members, Madison Nguyen and Sam Liccardo, to support imposing a fee on developers to fund affordable housing.
When Nelson Mandela was in Detroit a special rally was held - not in a fancy ballroom or millionaire's home - but at the Ford Rouge auto plant with autoworkers.
NEW HAVEN, CONN. -- From the opening video and drumming to the remarks of the awardees, songs, youth slide show and finale, an atmosphere of unity and optimism inspired the entire multi-racial audience at the 2013 People's World Amistad Awards, held in the auditorium of Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.
In a wide-ranging speech on the state of the economy, President Obama took sharp aim at income inequality, citing the growing gulf between the rich and the rest of us.
Eliseo Medina and his fasting colleagues ended their D.C. vigil by handing off the fast to a group of successors.
The ruling concerns the 23,500 retired city workers collecting pension benefits.
As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.
Protestors called on Congress and the Obama administration to stop deportations and enact comprehensive immigration reform, making it clear that they weren't going to stand idly by while the Republicans in the House leadership block a badly needed new immigration law.