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.
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.
Our dear Grace was one of those drum majors for freedom and peace and we loved her for that.
There are many actions underway to win workers rights and push Congress on people's needs. Among them is the Health Care for the Holidays campaign.
On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Vito Marcantonio Forum sponsored an event at Gaetana's Cucina Italiana restaurant in Greenwich Village.
Rev. C. T. Vivian is one of the nation's staunchest fighters for racial equality and voting rights.
Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.
On Monday, Oct. 28th, educator and activist Ericka Huggins spoke to students in an open forum at Laney College in Oakland, California.