Tens of thousands of teachers and other school staff are facing layoffs across the country for the coming school year, along with slashed programs, larger classes and shortened school weeks.
Labor and progressives warn against the danger of moves on Capitol Hill to weaken finance reform.
The GOP's back room talks with Wall Street began to explode in the faces of Republican senators yesterday.
Big banks appear to be much more worried about a clampdown on their derivatives gambling schemes than they are about a consumer protection agency.
The legalization of the 11 to 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States could raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of this country by $1.5 trillion over 10 years
Government records on campaign contributions shows that GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell takes more money from Wall Street than any other sector.
The Works Progress Administration - the largest federal jobs program in U.S. history - built LaGuardia Airport, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Orange Bowl and much more, and got our economy moving again.
"The fight for jobs is the central fight for our times," stressed Alan Charney, head of Jobs for America Now, a coalition spearheading the fight against unemployment.
Ranked third or fourth richest city in the world, will New York tell its young generation that it cannot provide shelter, or classrooms, or even transportation to school?
More than 1,000 residents held a unity rally on Saturday to mobilize against proposed budget cuts that will have a devastating effect on this predominantly Latino and black working class community.