SAN FRANCISCO - Protesters in San Francisco and West Oakland neighborhoods spotlighted the growing poverty and evictions in the area by targeting the private bus services provided by Silicon Valley tech companies to transport their employees to and from work.
"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."
It's hurting our communities, said demonstrators in downtown Detroit protesting the tea party led government shutdown.
Margaret Mary Vojtko, an adjunct professor of French for 25 years, died underpaid and underappreciated at age 83.
Letting wealth concentrate "at the very top," President Obama said, has been both "morally wrong" and "bad economics."
Some 17,000 tenants on the Federal Section 8 housing program in Santa Clara County recently received rent hikes of 10 percent or more. The area has very nearly the highest housing cost of any place in the country.
While fueling a new source of profits for Wall Street, working families are not enjoying the benefits of California's Silicon Valley economic resurgence.
Nearly 5,000 protesters at a "Moral Monday" rally roared disapproval of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to terminate federal jobless benefits.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Dannel Malloy and workers who are now employed through the new "jobs pipeline" program, marked the official opening of New Haven Works.
On Monday evening, the Senate voted to cut roughly $4 billion from SNAP, more commonly known by its former name, food stamps.