As federal unemployment benefits expired for 800,000 Americans Tuesday, people rallied in downtown Cleveland to demand extension of this critical lifeline.
Three leaders have been named as recipients of the Amistad Award to be presented here by the People's World on Sunday, Dec. 5.
If Congress fails to immediately extend benefits more than two million jobless workers will lose their lifeline in December.
Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.
California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.
ReeAnne Halonen got her last wish. A Dixieland band on Nov. 14 led family and friends with trumpet and trombone blaring in a funeral procession up the street to a park two blocks from her home.
Every statewide race in Texas was awash with big money.
Two weeks before election day, an unnamed outside Republican business group poured $1 million into vicious ads attacking Democratic incumbent Rep. Chris Murphy in the 5th Congressional District, claiming he voted for "Viagra for sex offenders."
On Saturday President Obama repeated his position that tax cuts for the middle class should be continued and tax cuts for the rich should be ended, but one Democrat is already caving in to Republicans.
The Chicago Unemployed Workers Council, a project of Chicago Jobs with Justice, staged a jobs demonstration last Friday to coincide with the release of unemployed figures for October.