In a dramatic turnaround from a year ago, Californians' opposition to offshore oil drilling has soared in the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll shows.
At the Unemployed Workers' Support Network and other Facebook pages, jobless workers tell their stories, and organize.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a new limited energy bill that includes no curbs on carbon emissions - but Republicans, and some Democrats, don't like this bill either.
United Streetcar, a union company in Portland, Ore., and wholly owned subsidiary of Oregon Iron Works, has built the first American-made streetcar in over half a century.
Mobilization is under way for a massive national march and rally Oct. 2 in Washington, to demand jobs, immigration reform and funding for education and health care.
Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.
Both capitalists and workers might agree on one thing: it's time to restore the estate tax.
New joblessness findings prompted Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Keith Ellison to demand that Congress pass legislation to save up to 900,000 state and local government jobs.
Over 100 community residents and trade union activists were on hand at Port Commission headquarters to welcome a vote vital to assure quality jobs for Oakland residents.
Administration officials highlighted this week the positive impacts of the economic recovery act and announced new rules created under the health reform law that will improve coverage for millions of Americans.