Last week the Illinois Watchdog published an article that trivialized the effects of the Nov. 1 SNAP benefit cuts, stating they were "neither a surprise nor a problem."
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.
Jubilation swept Illinois after the state legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Nov. 5. Illinois becomes the 15th state to pass a marriage equality law.
On Nov. 7-10, Russell's family and supporters will host "Mitakuye Oyasin - Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Russell Means," with programs and panels to honor the huge contributions he made to both the Indian and non-Indian world.
From an SMU organizing seminar to an AFL-CIO rally opposing the way big money is undermining democracy, activism is alive and well in Dallas.
Republican Nevada Senator Dean Heller indicated his support for the anti-discrimination bill, ENDA today, saying, "that supporting this legislation is the right thing to do."
The battle raging in Texas for equal access to abortion services took a major regressive turn Thursday evening...
Residents testified mainly on the impact of cuts to mental health clinics, public worker retiree health care and education.
ORLANDO, Fla.--Immigrants, their brothers and sisters in labor and other progressive forces converged here on Oct. 29 for a protest demanding a path to citizenship for America's 11 million undocumented immigrants and an end to the deportations that have torn apart tens of thousands of immigrant families.
Corporations and their right-wing groups like ALEC have succeeded in rolling back wages and labor standards using state legislatures, according to a new report from Economic Policy Institute.