In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.
We Americans like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country where the top is not out of reach and the bottom doesn't pose such a grim, cautionary specter.
Sanders' programs will increase economic activity and employment and promote a more just prosperity with a narrowing of economic inequality.
"As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for economic and racial justice continues."
Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.
Vitter lost to Edwards because voters were sick and tired of Republicans like him destroying their economic security by giving their state away to huge corporations.
The Ferguson Commission released its long-awaited report titled "Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equality."
Labor has joined faith and civic organizations to ensure that Pope Francis' message on inclusion, solidarity and equality is amplified during his visit to the U.S. during the third week of September.
Larry Rubin of People's World interviewed Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute, the premier think tank focusing on the economic condition of low- and middle-income American families.
A decade later, the nation has made little progress in addressing the systemic problems Hurricane Katrina laid bare.