U.S. News


Arizona rallies against war on women

Over 300 women and men braved the hot Arizona sun on Apr. 28 to call for an end to the the Republican Party's "war on women."


Philly school "restructure" plan meets stiff opposition

As this city's School Reform Commission prepares to roll out a plan for the radical "restructuring" of one of the nation's largest school districts, resistance is building.


Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.


Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.


Lawmakers and police curtail Occupy Charlotte camp

Lawmakers have passed a series of new ordinances and changes affecting the public's ability to speak and assemble, as well as expanding police power.


President Obama moves G8 meet, Occupy claims victory

Speculation abounds on the reasons the White House moved the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.


Romney’s treatment of pet lands him in the doghouse

Romney claimed the fuss was all over nothing; Seamus loved rides on the car roof, he insisted.


Occupy Albany avoids police eviction

Daunting weather did little to dampen the protestors' collective spirit of resolve among the participants in Occupy Albany.


Occupy Wall Street solidarity stopped Zuccotti Park eviction

When NYC Mayor Bloomberg announced the "cleanup" of Zuccotti Park for Oct. 14 at 6 a.m, thousands of people including many union members - transit workers, teachers, Teamsters, communications workers - showed up in the early morning to support the Occupy Wall Street youth.

Protesters target BART for cell phone cutoff

The rowdy but nonviolent roving protest was directed both at the BART's cell phone shutdown and BARTs police' fatal shooting of a homeless man last month.

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